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Photograph - Tarrant Motor Co, Tarrant Number Seven, Four Cylinder Motor Car, Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1906 Image Reg. No: MM 112434

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Part of a collection of photographs, negatives and slides used for research by curators at Museum Victoria.
Description:
Black and white silver gelatin photograph.
Description Of Content:
Photograph of image and text. Image shows a Tarrant No 7, 4 cylinder model motor car on display outside Tarrant's premises in Exhibition St, now the site of Lanes Motors. This car was made for W. Russell Grimwade. It was driven in the November 1906 (1000 mile) Dunlop Reliability contest held in Victoria and won its class.
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Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 165 mm (Height), 220 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: families, workers, motor cars, buildings, children, motor vehicles, displays, exterior views, people
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor cars
Inscriptions: Printed in black on label below image in photograph: 'Tarrant No. 7 / 4 cyl 16 h.p. built for W. Russell Grimwade / and driven in the November 1906 (1000 mile) / Dunlop Reliability contest held in Victoria / when it won its class. / Seen here outside Tarrants premises / in Exhibition St,now the site of Lanes / Motors / (Photo : W.Stuart Ross)'
Model Name/Number: No. 7
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1906
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Tarrant Motors Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Purchaser of Item Depicted: Sir W. Grimwade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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