Modes of transport that my grandfather, Lincoln Todman, experienced during his lifetime.
He grew up living behind his father, Walter Todman’s cycle shop.
|Figure 2 Advertising (1910, August 27). Advocate (Melbourne, Vic. : 1868 - 1954), p. 10. Retrieved January 14, 2018, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article170916868|
As he got older, he worked with his father in his shop.
|Figure 3 Photographer Unknown, Lincoln working with his father Walter Todman in his father’s workshop at 360 Chapel St., South Yarra, circa 1916, Myrtle Sharp's Private Photo Collection currently held by Sandra Williamson [T080]|
Before he had children he drove a Singer Sports Car.
|Figure 4 Photographer Unknown, Lincoln Todman with his new “Singer” car, circa 1929, unknown location Myrtle Sharp's Private Photo Collection currently held by Sandra Williamson [T074]|
He became a mechanic/chauffeur/driver working for Shell Petroleum, a position he held until his untimely death 1938.
|Figure 5 Photographer Unknown, Lincoln Todman at work with his truck. Location unknown possibly Footscray, Circa 1935. Digital copy held in Sandra Williamson’s Private Photo Collection [T085]|
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