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Glass Negative - Mooring Buoy & Truck, Chas Ruwolt Pty Ltd, Engineering Products, 1929 Image Reg. No: MM 130663

Summary:
Black and white glass negative depicting a truck towing a Mooring Buoys in Ruwolt Factory in 1929.
Description:
Black and white glass negative.
Description Of Content:
'20' x 12' dia mooring buoy for the British Phosphate Company at Nauru. Building behind truck has a 'MacPhersons' sign on the roof, this was the southern boundary of Ruwolts prior to the building of the Fabrication Shop during the second World War, and it later became Ajax Nut and Bolt Co a division of MacPhersons Engineers. (c1928 -29).
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Vickers Ruwolt Pty Ltd, 1986
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: motor trucks, trailers, mooring buoys
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Vickers Ruwolt Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Engineering Products
Tertiary Classification: boilermaking
Inscriptions: Circular stamp at bottom left of negative: 'CHAS. RUWOLT PTY LTD / MELBOURNE ; PHOTO 435'
Entered in hand-written catalogue as: '435 | 20'- 0" x 12'-0" dia. Mooring Bouy for Nauru | British Phosphate Com.'
Entered in hand-written subject subject index under 'BOILERMAKERS MISCELLANEOUS WORK' as: '435 | 18.11.29 | Mild Steel Mooring Bouys - 20'-0" x 12'-0" | Brit. Phos. Com. | 6295'
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White; Whole Plate
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1929

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