Hector Hunter outside Hunter's Garage, Hughenden, 1940s; Unidentified; 2011-62

From

Flinders Shire Historical Collection

Name/Title

Hector Hunter outside Hunter's Garage, Hughenden, 1940s

About this object

Image of Hector Hunter standing next to a classic car outside Hunter's Garage on Flynn Street, Hughenden in the 1940s. Visible signage on the garage front indicates that Hunter's was the agent for Dodge, Chrysler, De Soto & Plymouth cars and Dodge & Fargo trucks.

Hector Hunter was the first man in Hughenden to be awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire). He was also a member of the Hughenden Town Council for many years, and then the Shire Council.

This photo is a modern reproduction, not the original.

Maker

Unidentified

Maker Role

Photographer

Format

reproduction

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on reverse side: "Hughenden District Historical Society / Hector Hunter [beside] at his Garage in Flynn Street (about No [14] 12) / Flynn Street / No. [24A] B28A" [text crossed out]

Measurements

183 x 132mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Hughenden (Queensland)

Subject and Association Keywords

motor vehicle repair shops

Subject and Association Keywords

cars

Collection

Flinders Shire Historical Photograph Project

Credit Line

Gift of Hughenden & District Historical Society, care of Mrs Colleen Murdoch.

Object Type

Still Image

Object number

2011-62

Copyright Licence  

Public Domain - No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions No rights reserved - no known copyright restrictions

 

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