P04355.001

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
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ID number P04355.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Photographer Wangman, Jan
Date made 1930-1940

Description

Group portrait of members of the Japanese Ueno Acrobatic Troupe, which toured Australia as part of Wirth's Circus in the 1930's. In 1941, following the outbreak of war in the Pacific, several troupe members still working in Australia were interned in detention camps. Identified, third from left, is the leader, Albert Ueno. Ueno later became leader of Compound B at Tatura Internment Camp in Victoria.