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Negative - Three-Legged Race Contestants Arriving at Haack's Motors, Footscray, Victoria, 1965 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.
- Laurie Richards Collection, Museum Victoria
|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|