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Photographs of New South Wales speedboat events

Date: 1960 - 1980
Medium: transparency
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Graeme Andrews
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS1193

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    Description
    This archive series numbered [001] - [625] consists of black and white photographic negatives taken by amateur ferry and speed boating historian Graeme Andrews relating to inshore and offshore speedboat racing and trials. The images depict the 1969 Botany Bay Race and the Cabarita Cup Race, as well as various New South Wales scenes at Silverwater, Glenbawn Dam, Scone, and Lake Macquarie.
    SignificanceThis collection illustrates the boom era of speedboating in the decades after World War II. The increasing affordability and widespread use of cars, engines and the advent of mass production made speedboating affordable and the sport became a popular pastime.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Photographs of New South Wales speedboat events

    Assigned title: Collection of photographs and other paper based material collected by Graeme Andrews relating to Australian Speedboat racing and Powerboats 1960 - 1980.

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