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Becoming a consumer item

Tremendous development in the popularity of automobiles was very quickly evident.  In 1918 there were just 2,538 cars registered in Western Australia. Within twelve years the number of cars had boomed to 31,130. The following images from the 1929 Royal Show and from car dealers of the 1930s demonstrate the evolution of automotive design.  The car had become an everyday consumer object

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