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Poster - Ronaldson Tippett, Diesel Petrol & Kerosene Engines, circa 1938 Document Reg. No: HT 8749

Poster of a Ronaldson Tippett diesel petrol & kerosene engine, on top of a map of Australia, and the world. The artist James Northfield (1887-1973) was one of Australia's leading commercial artists in the mid 20th century.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 641 mm (Width), 940 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: internal combustion engines, posters
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Internal Combustion Power
Tertiary Classification: advertising
Inscriptions: Printed in black across top: "AUSTRALIAN MADE AND WORLD'S LEADERS"
Top name plate on machine: "DIESEL ENGINE" / second line indeciphable / "RONALDSON & TIPPETT / PTY. LTD"/ remaining text on makers plate is indeciphable.
Printed in yellow and black along lower edge: "RONALDSON . TIPPETT / Printed in white along lower edge: "DIESEL PETROL & KEROSENE ENGINES / Largest Manufacturers in the Southern Hemisphere"
Publisher: Ronaldson Bros & Tippett Pty Ltd, Australia, circa 1938
Artist: Northfield, James, Australia, circa 1938


Ellis Telford Posted on 25 Mar 2013 10:27 PM
We have a name plate for a Austral Kerosene Engine. Manufactured by Ronaldson Bros & Tippet Propy Ltd Quote no 7046. Ballarat Vic.
We wondered what year the engine was made.
Discovery Centre Posted on 06 Apr 2013 12:25 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hello Ellis - if we assume the "Quote Number" you cite is the Engine Number, using this resource you can estimate the date of factory test as 1927. Hope this helps!

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