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Buying the news, Perth, Western Australia, 1970 [picture] / Jeff Carter
Bib ID 3104688
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010
 
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Description 1970 
1 photograph : b&w ; image 36.4 x 25.4 cm., on sheet 40.3 x 30.6 cm. 
Series

Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010 . Jeff Carter collection of photographs, 1952-2002.

Summary

"Paper boys are now a thing of the past in most areas. Once they were common in all our capital cities and suburban centres, usually operating close by railway stations, bus stops or ferry wharves. Most were schoolboys earning pocket money in their spare time, but some were retirement age men doing the same. Their slight-of-hand skill in rapidly accepting money and giving change with one hand while delivering the paper with the other was legendary." -- Description supplied by photographer.

Notes

Title supplied by photographer.

Part of collection: Jeff Carter collection of photographs, 1952-2002.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-148671021

Subjects Paperboys -- Western Australia -- Perth -- Portraits.
Other authors/contributors Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010
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