Kōrero: Cars and the motor industry

Early motoring family

Early motoring family

A Nelson family pose aboard their vehicle, in the early 1900s. Early cars such as this were uncovered and often featured both rear- and forward-facing seats. Cars gave families the ability to get out into the countryside.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Frederick Nelson Jones Collection (PAColl-3051)
Reference: 1/2-028502; G
Photograph by Frederick Nelson Jones

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eric Pawson, 'Cars and the motor industry - Cars and society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22855/early-motoring-family (accessed 27 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Eric Pawson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 15 Dec 2014