Harkness, Don (1890-1972)

Also known as
Harkness, Don
Harkness, Donald J. (1890-1972)
Harkness, Donald James (1890-1972)
Field of activity
Engineer; Designer; Industrial / Product Designer
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Biographies

Harkness was an automotive designer, driver and engineer responsible for the 1932 land speed record challenger "Enterprise" and other transport-based internal combustion engines and motor cars. Two of his motor car designs broke land speed records.

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Don Harkness created the Harkness Hornet in 1928, Australia's first type-approved aircraft engine.

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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Design and Art Australia Online

  • Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Harkness, Don
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. Wizard of Oz : speed, modernism and the last ride of Wizard Smith / Clinton Walker
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    [ Book : 2012 ]
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  1. NOTICE of winding up order.—Don Campbell Motors Pty Limited (In Liquidation).—On 29th November, 1982, the
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    ... NOTICE of winding up order.—Don Campbell Motors Pty Limited (In Liquidation).—On 29th November ... liquidator. J. B. HARKNESS, c.o. Hungerford Hancock & Offner, 8th Floor, 167 Macquarie Street, Sydney, N ... 53 words
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    ... Trade Harks, , . July &tk 4o 13/A. OBJECTION to registrationin, anycase should be lodged at .this <Moe, ... , Samuel E. Lees, and Marie ISimmons, as executors and executrix in the estate of M.<SimtDons, deceased, of ... 432 words
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