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Negative - Thornycroft Truck Loaded with Drapery, Ironmongery & Homewares, Wangaratta District, Victoria, circa 1930s Image Reg. No: MM 6196

Description Of Content:
A man standing beside a 3-axle Thornycroft truck. The truck advertises: 'Drapery and Clothing, China and Glassware and Ironmongery and Tinware.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Rita Morrison, 1988
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: advertising, commerce, hawkers, motor trucks, retail workers, retailing, trading, working life
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor trucks
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Wangaratta District, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s

Date originally recorded as circa 1915, but this would be too early for this design of truck.


Ron Nash Posted on 03 Oct 2010 11:41 PM
The 'circa' date is in error. This Thorneycroft Model XB truck, fitted with tandem drive, with dual wheels, was not produced until 1926.

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