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Negative - Melbourne, Dalgety's Garage, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 6781

Description Of Content:
A motor coach outside Dalgety 's Garage. It ran to Elsternwick via South Yarra, Prahran and Windsor.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Gavin, 1988
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: advertising, buses, coaches, motor cars, motor garages, taxis, motor buses
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 buses
Organisations Depicted: Dalgety's Garage
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910

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doug Brockfield Posted on 26 Feb 2011 11:43 AM
I presume that this is outside Dalgety's Motor garage in Little Bourke street.
There is a plaque with history on the wall, between Spencer and King Streets.
I'm wondering if there was a connection with the Dalgety stock and station company.
Can somone advise.
Discovery Centre Posted on 02 Mar 2011 3:02 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Doug,
Yes, Dalgety’s Motor Garage was a part of Dalgety & Co. Ltd, the well-known pastoral company. The Museum has a copy of an original 1912 Dalgety motor car catalogue listing them as agents for Austin, Napier, Daimler, Buick & Delauney-Belleville cars. This is available on the website and can be found under a search for ‘dalgety’.

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