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- A Place & Date Depicted Fitzroy North, Australia
Digital Photograph - Man on Racing Bicycle, Outside Home, Fitzroy North, 1940-1945 Reg. No: MM 110528
- Description Of Content:
- A man in sports uniform on his racing bicycle, on the footpath outside a row of houses.
This photograph shows William Henry 'Bob' Jones on a bicycle, in the early 1940s. It was taken outside his friend Al Webb's place in Brunswick. 'Bob' was riding for the Coburg Amateur Cycling Club. He used to ride on 'the boards', a board track in North Essendon. It was the standard racing surface used then.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mr Brian Watson, 2006
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Cycle Racing|
|Inscriptions:||W. H. Jones|
|People Depicted:||Jones, William Henry 'Bob'|
|Organisations Depicted:||Coburg Cycling Club|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Fitzroy North, Victoria, Australia, 1940-1945
Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's wife's memory.