Reproduction of a sketch of Francis Birtles

(1928). Reproduction of a sketch of Francis Birtles. The University of Queensland, Fryer Library.

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Title Reproduction of a sketch of Francis Birtles
Publisher The University of Queensland, Fryer Library
Open Access Status Other
Publication date 1928
Contributor The University of Queensland
Type image/tiff
Original Format photograph
Source Fryer Library Pictorial Collection UQFL477 PIC684
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 sketch of Francis Birtles with caption "Birtles keeps on doing it all the way from Blighty in a bus" 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.
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