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Author Lambert, Reg A. (Reginald Adolphus), 1896-1995.
Title Boans free taxis on Wellington Square.
Published/Produced 1929.

 Online  303651PD  Full version    AVAILABLE  ASK SLWA STAFF
 Online  3881B/200  Cropped version    AVAILABLE  ASK SLWA STAFF
 3rd Floor Pictorial Stack  3881B/200  Cropped version    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL


Call Number BA1652/1
Description 303651PD 1 online resource (1 panoramic photograph) : digital, TIFF file, black and white.
3881B/200 1 photographic print (panorama) : black and white ; 20 x 75 cm
Series Rafferty collection of panoramas ; BA1652/1
Weekend News Flashback series ; 3881B/200
Notes Title devised by cataloguer.
Originally dated 1928, this panorama has been found published in a 1929 newspaper with a caption clearly indicating it was taken for the 34th anniversary of the store ie the year 1929.
The copy held by the library at 3881B/200 is slightly cropped version of the panorama. The full version was lent to the library for digitising and is attached to this record at 303651PD (BA1652/1).
Rights advisory For personal use only. To publish or display, contact the State Library of Western Australia. Boans
Notes This image has been preserved and made available by the Historical Records Rescue Consortium Project supported by Lotterywest.
Original version Original of 303651PD (BA1652/1) black and white panorama 24 x 126 cm in private ownership.
Publications Published in the Call News-Pictorial 8 November 1929, p.15.
Summary Forty-eight Perth taxis lined up on Wellington Square, East Perth. Yellow Cab Co. fleet is at the front, drivers wear uniforms consisting of peaked caps, double-breasted jackets, jodpurs and knee boots. Behind are other taxis and drivers, many wearing suits and hats, some in dust coats. There is one horse-drawn cab among the motor vehicles. Boans department store had hired the taxis to provide free transport to their sale. The taxis are draped with banners reading 'Boans free taxi' and signs on their windscreens 'Free to Boans!!'.
Subjects Yellow Cab Co (W.A.) Ltd. -- Photographs.
Boans Limited -- Photographs.
Taxicabs -- Western Australia -- East Perth -- Photographs.
Taxicab drivers -- Western Australia -- East Perth -- Photographs.
Horse-drawn vehicles -- Western Australia -- East Perth -- Photographs.
Boans free taxis -- Western Australia -- East Perth -- Photographs.
Wellington Square (East Perth, W.A.) -- Photographs.
Genre/Form Panoramic photographs lctgm.
Subjects Online image.
Related names HRRC