Abstract: Images of the interior and exterior of the Hillman Husky, including an image showing the boot space.
Part of: Casgliad Geoff Charles Collection,
Charles, Geoff, 1909-2002.
Title assigned by cataloguer., A selection of the images have been published and appeared in Oswestry & Border Counties Advertiser, 27 October 1954., Rootes introduced this car which could do the job of a saloon seating four in comfort and could be instantly converted into a 5cwt load carrier. It was simple, strong, tough and HUSKY. It had a four cylinder side valve engine of 1265cc and weighed just over 17cwt unladen. The makers claimed that over 65 mph should be possible and they estimated that 40 mpg should be achieved. This was a practical vehicle which was at the same time a very good looker and very good value.
Computer file. Aberystwyth : National Library of Wales, 2000-2002 (Geoff Charles digitisation project) Original, master file captured in uncompressed TIFF format. Minimal tonal adjustments using levels and curves in PhotoShop. Master files archived as pc format TIFFS. On-screen display files resized and adjusted for viewing on gamma 2.2 monitors in PhotoShop and saved in JPEG format. 3 image files; Heidelberg Nexscan F4100 capture device using Linocolor v6.0.4 software. Filter settings: light contour-0.5, dark countour-0.5, smoothnes-0.6, countour width-1.0, scan spot size-4.0. Target resolution for hi-res capture was 300dpi at a factor of 450% resulting in +/- 6000 x 5000 pixels; screen res:+/- 600 x 500 pixels at 72dpi; screen-res and thumbnail copies use jpeg compression at setting: 7 in Adobe Photoshop v6.0; 8 bit grayscale; hi-res TIFFs: Gray Gamma 1.8 icc profile embedded.
2001 ; scanned. Reprographic Unit, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion ; capture device operator : Simon Evans.