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- A Place & Date Depicted Ferntree Gully, Australia
Digital Photograph - 'Midget Car' Meeting & Race, Ferntree Gully, 1948 Reg. No: MM 110360
- Description Of Content:
- Six men in suits and overalls, looking at a midget car, in a field. There is another midget car in the foreground.
This photograph shows a 'midget car meet and race' at Fern Tree Gully, 26 April 1948. Betty Watkins took the photograph. The names of the people in the photograph are unknown. The car is sign-written with the name 'Jack Hedley'. Hedley was a well-known racing driver who later competed in the 1956 Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr Paul Watkins, 2006
- Contributed by Mr Paul Watkins
|Themes this item is part of:||Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ROAD TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Road Travel & Motoring|
|Tertiary Classification:||automotive clubs|
|Inscriptions:||(5) Midget Car Racing Ferntree Gully 26th April 1948 Photographer: Betty Watkins. 8 1|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia, 26 Apr 1948|
|Photographer:||Mrs Betty Watkins|