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Herbert Austin 1906. He is about to test drive his first Austin-badged car following his departure from Wolseley Motors in 1905 to set up his own factory near Birmingham. His young son Vernon is standing in the doorway watching. The full list of people present are left to right - Jack Barnett (Wolverhampton dealer) - Vernon Austin - Archibald Millership - A Coppersmith - Alfred Hancock - unidentified - unidentified (possibly head of assembly) - Herbert Austin - Alf Depper - Works Manager (in top hat) - unidentified - Mr Rosevere (Works Engineer) - A V Davidge.