Photograph - cyclist Marshall W. 'Major' Taylor, U.S.A.

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Date Used
1920s
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Brief Description
Black and white, sepia toned, studio photograph on card mount featuring Major Taylor of the USA seated on his cycle and looking directly into the camera. Inscription, front, below the photograph, printed, "TALMA / 119 SWANSTON STREET / MELBOURNE / and at / SYDNEY"; handwritten, ink, "MAJOR TAYLOR / U.S.A."; reverse, handwritten pencil inscriptions including "Henderson".
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 250 W: 160 D: 1mm (H: 9 13/16 W: 6 5/16 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1920s
Location
In storage
Registration No
1993.2895.51
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Laurie Norris

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