Photograph of 1898 Austral Wheel Race, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Object Type
Photography/Photograph/Black and white
Framed
Date Used
1898
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Black and white photo showing the finish of a cycling race, with 4 men on cycles racing from left to right, and officials standing to the right watching. A printed label has been stuck onto the lower RH edge of the photo, reading 'Austral Wheel Race/ 1898/ Held on Melbourne Cricket/ Ground/ Winner TOM FINNAGEN'.
The photo has been stuck onto a dark green backing board, and is window-mounted in dark green card, in a simple wide flat wooden frame.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 328 W: 378 D: 18mm (H: 12 15/16 W: 14 7/8 D: 11/16")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Associated Person
Date Used
1898
Location
In storage
Registration No
2001.3829.1

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