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Postcard - Tarrant Motor Co, 'When Tarrant's Motors Came to Fairyland', Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1985 Image Reg. No: MM 112414

Summary:
Postcard with black and white illustration of a car and mythical creatures. It is part of a collection of photographs, negatives and slides used for research by curators at Museum Victoria.

This illustration was originally drawn in 1909 for Tarrant Motors Co by Ida S. Rentoul. It was republished by Museum of Victoria circa 1985.
Description:
Black and white image and text printed on postcard.
Description Of Content:
Illustration of a motor car surrounded by fairies.
Acknowledgement:
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 112 mm (Height), 159 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: children s folklore, advertising, motor cars, illustrations, motor vehicles, flowers, insects, people
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: advertising - motor cars
Inscriptions: Printed in black ink on the front of postcard: 'WHEN TARRANT'S MOTORS CAME TO FAIRYLAND. / I.S.R / SOLE AGENTS / TARRANT MOTOR CO. / FIATS / DE DIONS / F.N's / ARGYLLS / ROVERS / FORDS.'

Printed in black ink on the back of postcard: '1909 Advertising for Tarrant Motor Co., / Melbourne. / Drawn by Ida S. Rentoul, who also illustrated / many Australian children's books. / Museum of Victoria / 328 Swanston Street, / Melbourne, Aust. / 669 9904'
Format: Postcard: Black & White
Publisher: Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985
Other Association (See Comments): Tarrant Motors Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1909

Illustration was originally drawn for Tarrant Motors

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