Photograph 7529998
Australia's 100 000th Dutch Migrant, 27 year-old Mrs Adriana Zevenbergen, at Port Melbourne, with her husband, Cornelis and sons Cornelis, 5 and Addo, 1. They were aboard the JOHAN VAN OLDENBARNEVELD, on November 5th 1958. Before the ship arrived, representatives of Australia's press, radio, television and newsreels met Mrs Zevenbergen in Port Philip Bay. On the following day, the Zevenbergen's travelled 45 miles to Geelong, VIC, where Mr Zevenbergen will work with Shell Refining Ltd. Mr Downer (right) presenting the Netherlands Ambassador, his Excellency, Dr A J H Lovink with an Australian painting by Hans Heysen. The painting was a present for the Netherlands Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health, Mr J G Suurhoff. November 1958

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A12111, 1/1958/4/84
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