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William Russell putting the four gallon monthly ration of petrol into a customer's car, Drouin, Victoria [picture] / photo by [Jim] Fitzpatrick
Bib ID 622136
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Fitzpatrick, Jim, 1916-
 
Online Versions
Description [ca. 1944] 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 15.9 x 21.5 cm. 
Series

Drouin town and rural life during World War II.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from caption on label.

Condition: Good.

"U429/40. Home town Australia. Drouin's biggest service station (there are two) is owned by a company consisting of 80 year old William D. Russell and his family. Mr Russell is putting the four gallon monthly ration of gas onto a customers car. Normally he employs 16 ... Sign is for the benefit of United States servicemen using the Princes Highway. ... " -- Printed on label.

Part of the collection: Drouin town and rural life during World War II.

Inscriptions: "Photo by Fitzpatrick ; U429/96" --In ink and pencil on reverse. "Paul Guillumette, Inc. 475 Fifth Avenue, New York City" --Stamped on reverse.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147029034

Subjects Russell, William D. -- Photographs.  |  Service stations -- Victoria -- Drouin -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Australia. Department of Information

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