Photograph - Harley Davidson Peashooter Motor Cycle

Production date
1929
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts speedway rider Frank Arthur posing on his Harley Davidson Peashooter motor cycle wearing a leather riding suit. This photograph was most likely taken at the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds.
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CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Objects road transport
History and use
This photograph was taken in the arena of the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds in 1929 and depicts Australian born international speedway championship rider Harold Frank Milton Arthur (1908-1972). Arthur is seen here with his Harley Davidson Peashooter motor cycle and wearing a leather riding suit. Arthur was regarded as one of the three best riders in Australia during the late 1920s and had a successful career racing in both Australia and England.

From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.
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H3143

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