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Identification photograph of Ellum Deen

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Title: Identification photograph of Ellum Deen
Date: 1913
Keywords: citizenship, immigration, Ellum Deen, Immigration Restriction Act 1901, Indian immigrants, White Australia Policy, hawker
Record creator: Department of External Affairs, Melbourne
Reference: A1, 1914/16459

Ellum Deen, 1913


Learning content

This is a black-and-white formal portrait of Ellum Deen, taken in India in 1913. The head-and-shoulders portrait shows him bearded and looking straight at the camera, wearing a turban tied in the Punjabi style, a white Indian shirt with high buttoned collar and a double-breasted jacket. Part of a wall can be seen in the background. The photograph has two creases across the centre.

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