Digitised Image

A new use for a wheelbarrow (the new "Snailaplane"). [1935].

Reference Number: Eph-A-SPORT-1935-01

Shows Mr Lukey (not smiling) standing holding handles of wheelbarrow in which sits Mr Schofield (smiling). A sign on the barrow advertises N W Thomas & Co Ltd, Engineering & Machinery merchants, of Wellington. The picture is autographed by both men.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ephemera, Photolithographs and Humorous pictures, related to L G Lukey, J C Schofield, Thomas, N W & Co., Physical fitness, Sportsmen, Walking and Wheelbarrows.

Part of:
A new use for a wheelbarrow (the new "Snailaplane"). [1935]., Reference Number Eph-A-SPORT-1935-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) on front cover of souvenir pamphlet.Photolithograph, 222 x 144 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

Historical Notes: According to cover information, the men left Auckland on Monday, August 5th [1935]. The Dominion reports that they successfully reached Wellington at noon on 5th September to a civic reception. They travelled about 520 miles, undaunted by rain, thunder and lightning, sleet, wind and snow, averaging 17 miles a day. Their longest day was 28 miles between Wanganui and Bulls. The barrow was fitted with a cushioned seat, pneumatic wheel, footrest, headlights, clock, thermometer, horn, rubber handgrips, a harness for the pusher. Lukey the pusher maintained his weight, but Schofield the sitter lost four pounds. (See Dominion, 6 September 1935, page 6, column d).

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy where possible.

Other copies available: File print and colour transparency in Ephemera Room.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - centre: [Autographs of both men].

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=3906). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI
View and/or order a copy of this image from Timeframes
View Archived Image on NDHA

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments