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98/125/1-1/2/5 Pole Cap (1 of 6), part of collection, metal / paint, maker unknown, used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1985. Click to enlarge.

Pole cap used at Australian Drive-ins

Made
Cap from Drive-in, metal/paint, maker unknown, Australia, 1970-1985.

Pole cap from drive-in speakers. Metal casing painted white, rectangular with rounded edges. Inside are numerous electrical wires. On the underside is a ring which fits onto the speaker pole. The upper side of the cap is designed to hold two speakers in place by their hooks.

Summary

Object No.

98/125/1-1/2/5

Object Statement

Pole Cap (1 of 6), part of collection, metal / paint, maker unknown, used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia, 1970-1985

Physical Description

Cap from Drive-in, metal/paint, maker unknown, Australia, 1970-1985.

Pole cap from drive-in speakers. Metal casing painted white, rectangular with rounded edges. Inside are numerous electrical wires. On the underside is a ring which fits onto the speaker pole. The upper side of the cap is designed to hold two speakers in place by their hooks.

Dimensions

Width

95 mm

Depth

70 mm

Production

Made

History

Notes

The amplifiers were used at the Twilight Drive-in, Shepparton. The illuminated sign was used at the former Hoyts drive-in at Coburg, Melbourne.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Pole cap used at Australian Drive-ins 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 19 January 2022, <https://ma.as/160839>

Wikipedia

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