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Photograph - Brockway Motors Ltd, Five Ton Truck, Sydney, New South Wales, circa 1927 Image Reg. No: MM 111776

Summary:
Image from a photograph album containing twenty one photographs of motor trucks. The album was used by Brockway Motors Ltd.
Description:
Monochrome silver gelatin photographic print attached with cloth tape to paper. Paper has two punctures for ring binder.
Description Of Content:
A five ton Brockway truck with flat bed body. Signwriting reads 'W. Cooper, Carrier, Wyndham St, Alexandria' & 'A. Cooper, Reiby Lane, Circular Quay'. Photograph probably taken in the grounds of the University of Sydney.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 103 mm (Height), 171 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: motor cars, motor vehicles, motor trucks, trees, road transport
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor trucks
Inscriptions: Embossed into photograph: 'PHOTO BY / MILTON KENT / SYDNEY'

Typeset in black ink on back of photograph: 'A sturdy 5ton Brockway. Note gridiron / in front of Radiator. Strength of / wheels & position of front axle for / easy turning in short radius oversize / tyres etc.'

Printed in black ink on back of photograph: 'Science Museum / of Victoria'

Hand written in grey pencil on back of photograph: '£1195 chassis / complete with ES. light / speed (indecipherable) box / 9 12" Goodyear Tyers'
Model Name/Number: 5 ton
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1927
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: J. Brockhouse & Co., Ltd.,, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
Photographer: Milton Kent, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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