Where is it from?

Association locations map

Similar items over time

Digital Photograph - Family Setting out for Picnic in International Tray Truck, Cockatoo, circa 1948 Image Reg. No: MM 111135

Black and white photograph showing the Treloar family setting out from their home in Cockatoo, east of Melbourne, for a picnic, circa 1948. They are sitting on the back of an International tray truck. The family would typically travel to picnics on the back of this truck.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
Two women, girl and boy sitting in the back tray of a truck with luggage for a picnic. A man is driving the truck, with no door on the front cabin. The woman sitting on the tray of the truck in the foreground, right hand side, is holding on to their cases, although they are lashed to the truck.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Susanne Redpath, 2006
Contributed by Mrs Susanne Redpath
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: families, luggage, motor trucks, picnics picnicking, recreation
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Picnicking
Tertiary Classification: transport
People Depicted: Treloar, Trevor; Treloar, Alma; Treloar, Betty; Treloar, Maisie; Treloar, Adolphus
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Cockatoo, Victoria, Australia, circa 1948

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's information.
Photographer: Miss Effie Treloar


Clive Cooper Posted on 29 Nov 2010 2:15 PM
Looking at the photo of Trevor Treloar he looks to be about 10 years of age which would indicate the photo was taken around 1944

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No