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Three photographic postcards of women travelling by motorcycle, 1915-1918

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Record title

Three photographic postcards of women travelling by motorcycle, 1915-1918

Call numbers

SPG/193

Record identifier

1l4288K1

Three photographic postcards of women travelling by motorcycle, 1915-1918

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Three photographic postcards of women travelling by motorcycle, 1915-1918

Full title

Three photographic postcards of women travelling by motorcycle, 1915-1918

Date

1915-1918

Call Numbers

SPG/193

Record Identifier

1l4288K1
Physical Description

Contents

3 photographic postcards (1 folder) - 8.8 x 13.7 cm - black & white

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Out of copyright : Created before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1. Woman in sidecar, Oatley, NSW, 1915. Kodak Austral postcard. Ink manuscript annotation, 'Oatley/ 24.5.l5' and to verso, 'To A.W. from H. G.'
2. Woman and child in sidecar, ca. 1915-ca. 1918. Australian 'Empire’ postcard, ink manuscript inscription to verso, from 'Your aff[ectionate] Bro & Sister/ Walter & Casper.'
3. Picnic with Motorcyc...

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Three photographic postcards of women travelling by motorcycle, 1915-1918

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Purchased from Ancanthe in 2017

Administrative / Biographical history

The motorcycle developed from the bicycle in about 1895-1901. It was smaller and cheaper than the smallest available cars but still gave people a taste for the open road with speeds and distances travelled greater than possible by horse or bicycle.
In the 1890s and early 1900s it was considered ‘unseemly’ for women to ride astride and so the sid...

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Call Numbers

SPG/193

Record Identifier

1l4288K1

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1l4288K1

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1009600

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