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Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles' Bean 14 car, which he named 'The Sundowner'

Francis Birtles collection
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Motor cars
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Dudley, Staffordshire, England
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Bean Car Company
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1925
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Bean car in Northern India on London-Melbourne journey October 1927 - May 1928 taken by Francis Birtles

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Peter Wherrett Archive collection no.2
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Mr Francis Birtles
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Original photograph of the Bean car, Francis Birtles and Alec Barlow, Melbourne, 1926

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John Coughlan collection
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Photographs
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Mr Francis Birtles
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1926
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Letter from John James 'Jack' Coughlan to his mother, November 15th, 1926.

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John Coughlan collection
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1926
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Original photograph of the Bean support truck and crew, Melbourne, 1926

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John Coughlan collection
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Mr Francis Birtles
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1926
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Bean car Burma on London-Melbourne journey October 1927 - May 1928 taken by Francis Birtles

Bean car Burma on London-Melbourne journey October 1927 - Ma...

Peter Wherrett Archive collection no.2
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Mr Francis Birtles
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Original photograph of the Bean support truck, crew and others, Sydney, 1926

Original photograph of the Bean support truck, crew and othe...

John Coughlan collection
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Mr Francis Birtles
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1926
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