Photograph: Olympia Motor Show, Shed 12, Central Wharf; Foss Tackaberry; 2015.69...

Name/Title

Photograph: Olympia Motor Show, Shed 12, Central Wharf

About this object

Rows of cars displayed in a large shed. Signposts regularly punctuate the display advertising the brand of each car and cloth banners hang from the wall. Cars on display appear to be mostly American: Chevrolet, Schofield & Co Ltd, Dodge Brothers, Northern Automobiles Ltd, Buick, Hoyes Motors Ltd, Cadillac, Oakland Pontiac. A 'No Smoking' sign is hanging from the ceiling.

Place Made

Auckland

Maker

Foss Tackaberry

Inscription and Marks

Photograph captioned in white ink on album page: "Shed 12 as above. Shed 8 also used for trucks etc. Each shed 320' x 60' ", Handwriting

Measurements

HxW (2D objects YxX): H 76 W 127mm (H 3 W 5in)

Object Type

Photography

Subject and Association Keywords

SHIPPING - 2OTH CENTURY/[Shipping]

Subject and Association Keywords

[Ports & Harbours]

Subject and Association Keywords

Auckland Harbour Board/[Ports & Harbours]

Subject and Association Keywords

Shipping Lines/[Shipping]

Medium and Materials

Black and White Print/Photographic Print/Photographic, Audio and Visual, 0 - Whole

Credit Line

Gift of Neil Slater, 2012

Object number

2015.69.40

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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