Photograph - Jack Schwabe on Motor Cycle

Production date
08 May 1926
Country
Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts a man sitting on a motor cycle. The man has 'Castrol' partly obscured on his jumper.
Classification
CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Portraits male
History and use
This photograph depicts motorcycle racer Jack Schwabe as he poses for the camera, sitting on his motorcycle. This photograph might have been taken on 8 May 1926 when Schwabe set a record run from Woodford to Brisbane. Schwabe made the trip in 1 hour and 44 minutes on what was reported to be bad roads.

From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.
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H4184

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