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Digital Photograph - 'Midget Car' Meeting & Race, Ferntree Gully, 1948 Image 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
Discipline: History

More information

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
People Depicted: unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia, 26 Apr 1948
Photographer: Mrs Betty Watkins

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