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TITLE
Early motor bus or charabanc, parked in Bank Street, Inverness
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_101
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
PERIOD
1910s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11198
KEYWORDS
Inverness
charabanc
coach
bus
Early motor bus or charabanc, parked in Bank Street, Inverness

Early motor bus or charabanc, parked in Bank Street, Inverness - registration number ST 773. The charabanc (derived from the French 'char à bancs' - wagon with benches) was a long open-air vehicle with rows of seats, often used as a tourist coach or bus.

According to the Inverness motor vehicle register, ST773 was first registered by Alexander Macdonald of Home Farm, Portree, in 1914. The vehicle was a 20hp Wolseley, 30cwt.


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Early motor bus or charabanc, parked in Bank Street, Inverness

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1910s

Inverness; charabanc; coach; bus

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

Early motor bus or charabanc, parked in Bank Street, Inverness - registration number ST 773. The charabanc (derived from the French 'char à bancs' - wagon with benches) was a long open-air vehicle with rows of seats, often used as a tourist coach or bus.<br /> <br /> According to the Inverness motor vehicle register, ST773 was first registered by Alexander Macdonald of Home Farm, Portree, in 1914. The vehicle was a 20hp Wolseley, 30cwt. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.