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Digital Photograph - Man in Restored Vintage Car & Boy in Newly Painted Pedal Car, Briar Hill, 1972 Image Reg. No: MM 110715

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A man driving 'vintage' car painted as a yellow cab, while his son sits in a toy pedal car also painted as a yellow cab. The boy is wearing a driver's cap and gauntlets.

This photograph shows Brian Brownbill in his newly restored vintage 'Yellow Cab' and his son Jonny in his newly restored pedal car, 1972. Brian worked as Service Manager for Yellow Cabs. He oversaw the restoration of this cab. It had been found as a broken down old chassis in the bush. Once restored it was then used for special occasions. The peddle car was purchased as a Christmas gift for Brian's son Jonny, and he took it to work to have it painted up like a Yellow Cab.
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Ms Dorothy Hick
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: pedal car, yellow cab, motor cars, vintage car
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Transport Operators - Taxis
Tertiary Classification: taxis
Inscriptions: Two yellow cabs
People Depicted: Brownbill, Jonny; Brownbill, Brian
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Briar Hill, Victoria, Australia, 1972

Source of Date Depicted: Age of the child in the photograph who was born in 1966.
Photographer: Ms Dorothy Brownbill
Organisation Depicted: Yellow Cabs Pty Ltd, Briar Hill, Victoria, Australia, 1972

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