Photograph - Escape Artist

Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts a man hanging from a crane with buildings behind and building foundations below and behind. A sign on the wall says 'Brand Ace Cement the whole of the cement used on these works is ACE brand manufactured by the Queensland Cement and Lime Co Darra head office 129-137 Creek St Brisbane'.
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CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS
History and use
This photograph depicts an unidentified escape artist hanging from a construction crane as he attempts to escape from a strait jacket. It appears as though the crane was borrowed from the construction site seen in the background. A large crowd is seen watching from below.

From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.
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H4179

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