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Negative - Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, 1937 Image Reg. No: MM 6488

Summary:
Image taken on 19th September 1937. Image depicts an event of the Riley Motor Club of Australia (this club was open from July 1936 to December 1937, however a new club with the same name was started in 1958). The event is a half mile sprint held on the open road between Bacchus Marsh and Gisborne
Description Of Content:
Four motor cars at a Riley Motor Club of Australia event. The photo shows Ralph Morris in his 1937 Riley Sprite. The Sprite achieved first place in the event with a time of 22 4/5. The line of three cars to the left from front to rear are a1937 Riley Kestrel, a Riley Saloon (probably a 1934 model), and an Australian bodied Riley 9 coupe, probably a 1931 or 1932 model.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Barb Richens, 1988
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: car clubs, car trials, motor cars
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor cars
People Depicted: Morris, Ralph
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia, 19th September 1937
Creator: G Morris, 1937

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