Captain Francis Birtles in his Bean car at Rangoon

(1928). Captain Francis Birtles in his Bean car at Rangoon. The University of Queensland, Fryer Library.

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Title Captain Francis Birtles in his Bean car at Rangoon
Publisher The University of Queensland, Fryer Library
Publication date 1928
Contributor The University of Queensland
Type image/tiff
Format photograph
Source Fryer Library Pictorial Collection UQFL477 PIC686
Language eng
Rights Please contact the Fryer Library, University of Queensland Library to inquire about this work.
Subject 430101 History - Australian
Abstract/Summary Reproduction of a photograph of Captain Francis Birtles in his Bean car at Rangoon. In July 1928 Birtles became the first person to drive from London to Melbourne, a nine-month part-solo journey completed in 'The Sundowner' which he donated in 1929 to a proposed national museum in Canberra. [Australian Dictionary of Biography]
Keyword Birtles, Francis E.
Additional Notes If you have further information about this photograph, please contact Fryer Library, fryer@library.uq.edu.au or telephone 07 33656236. For reproduction requests, see http://www.library.uq.edu.au/fryer/#printing

Document type: Image
Collection: Fryer Library Pictorial Collection
 
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