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Negative - Group Around a Motor Car Watching a Puncture Being Repaired, Merrigum, Victoria, 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 000117

Description Of Content:
A man pumping up a tyre. The car is jacked up and a tyre and inner tube and a bag of tools lie beside the car. Four women and a young boy are watching. The women are wearing dresses typical of the Edwardian era.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Frank Pitts, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: motor cars, pumps, tools, motor vehicle maintenance, fashions
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Farm Transport
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
People Depicted: Stephenson, Frank
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Merrigum, Victoria, Australia, 1910
Photographer: Ms Lilian Pitts, 1910
References: Melbourne Herald, 1 January 1924, Ideal Holiday Competition
Pitts, Lillian Louisa, 'Merrigum Frank', compiled by Euan McGillivray and Matthew Nickson, Museum of Victoria, South Australia; Griffin Press Limited, 1990.
Cook, Valda Dorothy, 'Unremarkable Women? The Life and Times of Lillian Pitts, Photographer', (Honours Thesis- Monash University), 1992

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