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Tooth and Company Fiat drinks delivery truck in front of Garratt's Ltd showroom and garage in Sydney

Date: c 1913
Medium: Emulsion on glass
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Glass plate negative
Object No: 00034556
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    Description
    This photograph depicts a Tooth and Company Fiat drinks delivery truck with a Zetz-Spa sign on it in front of Garratt's Ltd showroom and garage, who were Fiat agents. Their stores were located at 173-175 Elizabeth and 148-150 Castlereagh Streets, Sydney. This photograph was taken at 173-175 Elizabeth Street.
    SignificanceThe Samuel J Hood photographic collection records an extensive range of images depicting life in Sydney from the 1890s through to the early 1950s. Hood was regarded as an important figure in early Australian photojournalism. This is one of the few photographs from the collection depicting early Sydney, taken before Hood's time as a photojournalist.
    HistoryTooth and Company was the major beer brewer company in New South Wales and is one of Australia's oldest companies. Established in 1835 by John Tooth and John Newnham the company was incorporated by 1888. Tooth and Company brewers were responsible for KB Lager and Kent Old Brown, which remains in production today.
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    Web title: Tooth and Company Fiat drinks delivery truck in front of Garratt's Ltd showroom and garage in Sydney

    Assigned title: View of Fiat motor truck.

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