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Negative - by Laurie Richards Studio, Springvale, Victoria, Apr 1954 Image Reg. No: MM 56960

Description Of Content:
'Springvale' group of men looking at a route map of the 1954 'Mobil round Australia survey' next to a motor car entered in the event. One of the men is holding a'Movietone News' film camera.
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: camera operators, car trials, drivers, motion picture film cameras, motor cars, motor racing, motoring, petrochemicals, signage
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Laurie Richards Collection, Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Images (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: images (to be classified)
Original Caption: SPRINGVALE
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Springvale, Victoria, Australia, 12 Apr 1954
Creator: Laurie Richards Studio, 12 Apr 1954


Chris Keating Posted on 30 Sep 2014 10:45 AM
The car shown isn't "entered in the event", nor is the map of the event route (it's just a standard oil company map, as available from service stations of the period) - the picture was taken some months before the event; what's being shown is the survey process used to determine the eventual route which will be used in the event.

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