Biographical entry Holmes, Edward
Edward Holmes, together with Herbert Thomson, (qv), designed and built one of Australia's earliest steam driven cars in Melbourne in 1896/7. This 5 h.p. single cylinder Phaeton steam carriage was exhibited in 1900 using the first pneumatic tyres made in Australia by Dunlop.
- 'Holmes, Edward', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1475692. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_h.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 24 May 2006
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