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Identity card from Buenos Aires

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Description
The card is labelled: Ficha de identidad.
Object Registration
00293
Historical information
Allan Quinn obviously needed an identity card to enter Buenos Aires when he visited there as a sailor.
When Made
Issued 14 December 1946
Significance
A picture is created for what sailors had to do when entering foreign ports on visits and the requirements of local bureaucracies.
Inscriptions & Markings
Written on it is:
Allan Charles Quinn
Australian
Age 18 years
Height 180cm
Colour of hair Cendre
Colour of eyes Blue
Complexion white
Nose reg
Inside the card is photograph of Allan Quinn
and the date of December 14 1946
at Buenos Aires.
Last updated
29 Nov 2013 at 12:00PM