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Negative - Three-Legged Race Contestants Arriving at Haack's Motors, Footscray, Victoria, 1965 Image Reg. No: MM 53519

Description Of Content:
A group of spectators watching contestants arriving to inspect a Volkswagen 1200 'beetle' sedan parked in the driveway in front of the showrooms of Haack Motors, Barkly Street, Footscray.
The 'Haack's Race' was a three-legged race run from Western Oval to the car showrooms, by pairs of contestants with their middle legs tied together. First prize was a Volkswagen car is on display in the driveway. There is an advertising pyramid on the car roof rack. Haack Motors were agents for VW motor cars.
Acknowledgement:
Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: banners, motor cars, lighting, car parks, showrooms, display boards, motor racing, car yards, track field sports
Themes this item is part of: Volkswagen Beetle, Laurie Richards Studio, Photographer, Melbourne, Victoria, Laurie Richards Collection, Leisure Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: RECREATION & TOURISM
Secondary Classification: Sports Carnivals
Tertiary Classification: novelty races
Inscriptions: Original Title: "F/SCRAY OVAL. 'HAACKS RACE'"
Model Name/Number: VW 1200
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: L.V. Haack Motors, Footscray, Victoria, Australia, 21 Feb 1965
Creator: Laurie Richards Studio, 21 Feb 1965

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