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Photographs of New South Wales speedboat racing

Date: 1967-1968
Medium: Transparency
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Graeme Andrews
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Archive series
Object No: ANMS1192

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    Description
    This archive series numbered [001] - [970] 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 various events including the 1968 Stuart Doyle Cup; the 1968 national speedboat titles at Burrendong Dam, Wellington; the St George Motor Boat Club, Sans Souci; and the Cabarita Cup Race, Sydney.
    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 racing

    Primary 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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