[Cecil Woods and his motor car]; Mahan; 1901-1902; 1374


South Canterbury Museum


[Cecil Woods and his motor car]

About this object

Cecil Wood, with another man, sitting in a motor car built by himself in Sophia Street, possibly his first four 4 wheeled motor car, circa 1902.

A newspaper cutting on the back of photo reads: "Motor Car built and run in Timaru by Cecil W. Wood, 1901-02, Engine on rear Axle, Surface carburetta, wooden Mudguards, made and bent by J. Jackson and Co. Body by late J. J. Grandi (cost of body in 1902 6 pounds)"

Place Made

Timaru, New Zealand



Maker Role


Date Made


Medium and Materials

Cardboard/Paper, photographic


99(h) x 140(w) mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Wood, Cecil Walkden, 1873-1965

Subject and Association Keywords

Sophia Street, Timaru

Subject and Association Keywords

Timaru Post Office

Object Type

Print, photographic

Object number


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