Cambodian refugee family at Wellington Airport - Photograph taken by Gail Selkirk

Cambodian refugee family at Wellington Airport - Photograph taken by Gail Selkirk
Date
1 July 1983
Ref
EP/1983/2442/8-F
Description

The Lao Family at Wellington Airport. They are from left - Ratha. Chea. Phin. Prida. Sor Tho. Visith. Song Taing Muy. Chunn. Chunn's baby Satya. Viseth. Photographed by Evening Post staff photographer Gail Selkirk 1 July 1983.

Chunn and his immediate family left a Cambodian refugee camp in Thailand 10 months before this photograph was taken, to come to New Zealand under the sponsorship of the Wellington branch of the Humanist Society. It had been a four year struggle to escape the Khmer Rouge and get to New Zealand.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on strip.

Finding Aids: Print in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations file at Politics-Immigration-Refugees (Cabinet no 13, drawer 3)..

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Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Cambodian refugee family at Wellington Airport - Photograph taken by Gail Selkirk
Format
1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on strip, Negatives
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