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Digital Photograph - Man Sitting on Motorbike while Woman Sits Behind, Yarraville, circa 1958 Image Reg. No: MM 110556

Black and white photograph showing Ronald Moore sitting on his BSA Bantam motor cycle, while his sister-in-law Lynette Arthur sits behind him, circa 1958.

The photograph was taken in the front garden of Lynette's family home at Tuppen Street, Yarraville. This snap was taken before Ronald married Lynette's sister Jean. Ronald was a regular visit to the Arthur family home during his courtship with Jean.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
A man sitting on a bike with a girl holding on to him from behind, in front garden of house. A neighbouring house can be seen in the background at right. The girl is wearing a dress, and is sitting 'side saddle'. The man is wearing shirt, vest and jeans, and glasses. The motorcycle has a protective visor on the front.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mr Ronald Moore, 2006
Contributed by Mr Ronald Moore
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: families, houses, motor cycles, fitzroy, yarraville
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection, Moore Family, English Migrants, 1935
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Cycles
Tertiary Classification: motor cyclists
Original Caption: Lynette Arthur and Ronald Moore on motorbike
People Depicted: Arthur, Lynette; Moore, Ronald
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Yarraville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1958
Photographer: Mrs Jean Moore

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