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- A Place & Date Depicted Caulfield, Australia
Digital Photograph - Bristol Hand Laundry, St Kilda, circa 1945 Reg. No: MM 92118
- Delivery van appears to be an Austin Seven.
- 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
- Beryl Millman
|Tagged with:||delivery vehicles, ice creams, ice works, laundries, milk bars, shops|
|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.