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Digital Photograph - Bristol Hand Laundry, St Kilda, circa 1945 Image Reg. No: MM 92118

Summary:
Delivery van appears to be an Austin Seven.
Description:
Digital copy from the donor's original photograph.
Description Of Content:
The shopfront of Bristol Laundry, 415 Glenhuntly Road, South Caulfield. In front of the shop is the firm's delivery van with a man in the driver's seat. A woman is standing on the footpath alongside the vehicle. Adjoining the laundry is a Milk Bar with an advertisement for 'ice- blocks'. There is an ornate Victorian cast-iron lace veranda and pillars covering both shops.

During the war the car used a coke burner to run the car instead of petrol, which was rationed. Chapel Streeet St Kilda.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Beryl Millman, 2005
Acknowledgement:
Beryl Millman
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: delivery vehicles, ice creams, ice works, laundries, milk bars, shops, banks
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Dry Cleaning & Laundering
Tertiary Classification: shop fronts
Organisations Depicted: Millman, E.; Bristol Hand Laundry
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Bristol Hand Laundry, South Caulfield, Victoria, Australia, circa 1945

Business address depicted in photograph. Probably Carlisle Street.
Photographer: Unknown

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