Photograph - Melbourne Dray & Lorry Works, Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co, Melbourne, 1888-1889 Image Reg. No: SH 961439

Summary:
Photograph from the Johnstone O'Shannessy studio of the W. Hudspeth display at the Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition (MCIE). The MCIE was held in the (Royal) Exhibition Building from 1 August 1888 - 31 January 1889. W Hudspeth were awarded a first order of merit, silver medal for its display.
Description:
Sepia photograph pasted onto beige card, with line border. Beneath is printed, Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition, 1888-89.
Description Of Content:
The image is of the exhibit of W. Hudspeth / South Melbourne Dray & Lorry Works. Several carts are shown.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Trustees of the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), 1996
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 450 mm (Height), 450 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Card boarder of 53mm

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Tagged with: exhibitions, awards, royal exhibition building, world fairs, exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, road transport, photo albums, horsedrawn lorries
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC EVENTS
Secondary Classification: Melbourne Centennial Exhibition 1888
Tertiary Classification: commemorative
Inscriptions: On photograph: W. HUDSPETH/SOUTH MELBOURNE DRAY & LORRY WORKS/ HUDDART, PARKER & CO, COAL IMPORTERS No.28/KARRI/Western Australia/JOHN SHARP & SONS/AGENTS.
Below image: JOHNSTONE O'SHANNESSY & CO. LTD/55 & 57 COLLINS STREET EAST, MELBOURNE; Melbourne Centennial International Exhibition, 1888-89.
Format: Photograph: Monochrome
Photographer: Johnstone O'Shannessy & Co. Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1888-1889
Place & Date Used: Royal Exhibition Building (REB), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1889 or later
Exhibitor: W Hudspeth, Dray & Lorry Works, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1 Aug 1888 - 31 Jan 1889

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