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Donald Campbell and his engineer Leo Villa with the Bluebird K7, Coniston, Cumbria 1956. Campbell had just set a record at 225.63 miles per hour. Campbell, (right), was famous for being the first person to hold both Water and Land Speed Records. Campbell was killed in 1967 while making another attempt to break the water speed record. He was exceeding 300 mph (480 km/h) on Coniston Water when his jet-propelled boat was wrecked.
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Racing driver Graham Hill, 1968. Hill was one of the first Formula 1 drivers to become a television personality as well as a racing star. He made his debut at Monaco in 1958 and went on to win 14 Grands Prix. He joined Jim Clark at Team Lotus in 1967, and in 1969 won his last Grand Prix - his fifth triumph at Monaco. He broke both legs when he was flung from his car in the United States Grand Prix, and was killed in a plane crash in 1975 with five other members of his Embassy Hill team.
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Sir Alec Issigonis, (c1970?). Portrait of the 'Father of the Mini'. Issigonis was the designer of the Austin 1100, the Morris Minor and the Mini cars. Minis went into production in 1959, and the last Mini was made in 2000.
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1937 Morgan in the MCC Land's End Trial, 1939. A 4/4 Morgan during the annual trial between London and Land's End in Cornwall, organised by the Motor Cycling Club.
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A Calthorpe Minor car on the ferry at Southampton, July 1920.
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Mercedes which came third in the 1914 French Grand Prix. It was driven in that race by Otto Salzer. Louis Wagner, who finished second in another Mercedes, is at the wheel here.
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1931 Triumph Scorpion 2-door saloon, (c1930s?). Women picnicking in a field with their Triumph car.
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Bugatti Royale, (1920s?). An example of the type 41 in the original body before rebodying in Weymann style. Two elegant women in cloche hats and fur coats sit in the back. The Royales are regarded by many collectors as the finest example of Ettore Bugatti's work. Powered by a massive 12760cc engine, only a handful were ever made.
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Йtancelin in his Maserati at the Dieppe Grand Prix, France, 22 July 1934. Philippe Йtancelin won the race after Jean Gaupillat was killed in the second heat.
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Morris Cowley Bullnose in a garage, 1925. An attendant checks the air pressure in the tyres. Another man in overalls stands next to a petrol pump. The Morris Bullnose displaced the Model T Ford as the best-selling car on the British market.
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Daimler factory, 1950s. Production line turning out Daimler cars.
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Arthur Mulliner's coachbuilding works, Northampton, c1923. Workers on the production line at the factory; Mulliner's provided coachwork for Rolls Royce cars.
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Talbot factory, London, c1935. Cars on the production line at the Talbot factory in Barlby Road, Kensington.
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Wolseley factory, Birmingham, c1921. 6 cl chassis on the production line at Adderley Park.
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Jim Clark driving the Lotus 49 at the British Grand Prix, Silverstone, 1967. Winner of 25 Grands Prix, and Formula 1 World Champion in 1963 and 1965, Clark drove exclusively for Lotus until his death in a Formula 2 race in Hockenheim, Germany.
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Graham Hill in a Lotus 49, French Grand Prix, Le Mans, 1967. Hill, driving a Lotus 49-DFV, leads teammate Jim Clark through one of the tyre-lined corners of the Bugatti circuit at Le Mans. Both cars retired early with final drive failure.
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Graham Hill in a Lotus Climax, Aintree 200, Liverpool, 18 April 1959. Hill driving the No 16 Lotus Climax early in his career.
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Mike Hawthorn in the Dutch Grand Prix, Zandvoort, 1958. Hawthorn driving a Ferrari Dino 246; he came 5th. Hawthorn was England's first World Champion driver. He was killed on a bypass when his Jaguar 3.4 crashed in 1959.
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Peter Collins in a Ferrari Dino, British Grand Prix, Silverstone, 1958. Collins won 3 Grands Prix including this one in his short career before he was killed at the Nьrburgring in Germany.
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Dudley Froy with the 4.5 litre Invicta S type, at Brooklands, Surrey, 1931. The car is pictured at the 1931 Double Twelve Hour Race, which it failed to finish after sustaining a punctured fuel tank.
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Henry Birkin in a Bentley, Brooklands, Surrey, (c1932?). The famous Henry Birkin super-charged 4Ѕ litre single-seater Bentley is seen here airborne on the famous hump on the Members Banking where the track crosses the River Wey.
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1935 MG PA Midget on the Land's End Trial, 1939.
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1898 Benz and an early Panhard, c1900. Veteran cars outside Glover Brothers Cycle Makers, with a bicycle wheel on the roof. A sign advertises Pratts Spirit, and this would have been one of the few places where motorists could get petrol, sold in 2-gallon cans.
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Golfers with a 1939 AJS and sidecar, (c1939?). A man in plus fours carries a golf bag, while a woman sits on the back of the sidecar.
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An MMC Wilmington Giant, 1902. A little girl in a sailor suit sits in the grass next to the car.
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Men having tea beside a 1901 Panhard, (c1901?).
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People relaxing by a signpost with a 1935 Standard 10 hp car, Devon, (c1935?).
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1931 Triumph Scorpion outside the Bell Inn, Hurley, Berkshire, (c1931?). A 1.2 litre Triumph Scorpion with sunroof, outside the 15th century Bell Inn. An example of a small six with lengthened chassis, 4-cylinder 2-door sedan.
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Sunbeam 1000 hp car, 1927. Policemen looking at one of the fastest cars of its time. Major Henry Segrave, winner of the 1923 French Grand Prix, became a serious challenger to Malcolm Campbell's established records. Segrave took the giant Sunbeam to Daytona Beach, Florida because it offered hard sand and a nine-mile course. The power unit was two V12, 435 hp, 48 valve Matabele aero-engines with chain drive to the wheels. On 29th March 1927 on the car's first run a speed of 200 mph was reached for the first time, but the car had to be driven into the sea to slow down. On the return run with new brakes, a record speed of 203.793 mph (327.973 kph) was achieved.
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Malcolm Campbell with 1920 Sunbeam, (c1920?). Campbell watches as a mechanic works on the Sunbeam. Campbell was the holder of both land and water speed records from 1927 onwards. In 1935 he became the first man to break 300 mph on land reaching 301.1291 mph in Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. In 1939 he achieved his fastest speed on water with 141.74 mph. He called all his racing cars and speed boats 'Bluebird' after the symbol of unattainability in the play of the same name by Maurice Maeterlinck. At Pendine Sands, Wales, in 1924 Campbell attained 146.16 mph (235.226 kph) in this car and in 1925 reached 150.766 mph (242.635 kph).
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Henry Segrave with the Golden Arrow, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, 1929. Following his record breaking success with the 1000hp Sunbeam, Henry Segrave announced a new attempt was to be made in an all-new car. The Golden Arrow was designed by JS Irving and used a Napier Lion aero-engine of the Special 930 hp Schneider Trophy Type. The twelve cylinders were in a W formation. The car's low line design was achieved by the use of twin propeller shafts each side of the driver. Segrave drove Golden Arrow to a new record of 231.362 mph (372.341 kph) at Daytona Beach, Florida, on 11th March 1929.
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Henry Segrave driving the Golden Arrow, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA, 1929. Following his record breaking success with the 1000hp Sunbeam, Henry Segrave announced a new attempt was to be made in an all-new car. The Golden Arrow was designed by JS Irving and used a Napier Lion aero-engine of the Special 930 hp Schneider Trophy Type. The twelve cylinders were in a W formation. The car's low line design was achieved by the use of twin propeller shafts each side of the driver. Segrave drove Golden Arrow to a new record of 231.362 mph (372.341 kph) at Daytona Beach, Florida, on 11th March 1929.
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The Bluebird CN7 at Lake Eyre, Australia, 1963. Donald Campbell broke the world speed record on the dry salt pan of Lake Eyre in July 1964. He reached a speed of 645 kph, (403.10 mph).
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Malcolm Campbell with the 1933 Bluebird, 1933. He set a world land speed record of 272.46 mph at Daytona, Florida in 1933. Campbell was the holder of both land and water speed records from 1927 onwards. In 1935 he became the first man to break 300 mph on land reaching 301.1291 mph in Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. In 1939 he achieved his fastest speed on water with 141.74 mph. He called all his racing cars and speed boats 'Bluebird' after the symbol of unattainability in the play of the same name by Maurice Maeterlinck.
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The Austin 7 team at Brooklands, Surrey, 1937. Kay Petre is at the wheel of the first car on the left, Charles Goodacre is in the car next to hers, with Bert Hadley in the car on the far right.
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Antonio Ascari in an Alfa Romeo, Targa Florio Race, Sicily, 1922. Ascari came 4th in the race. The course of the Targa Florio followed winding mountain roads with hairpin bends; severe changes in climate, bandits and wolves were some of the hazards. Ascari won 2 Grands Prix before he was killed in the French Grand Prix in 1925.
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F Ball riding a 1913 Douglas motorbike, (c1913?).
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Stirling Moss, (c1955?). Moss began his career in 1947 driving a BMW 328. In 1955 he won his first Grand Prix at Aintree driving a Mercedes, and in 1956 went on to win the Monaco and Italian Grands Prix driving for the Maserati team. In 1957 he was team leader in a British Vanwall, and beat the Maserati and Ferrari teams at Monza in the Italian Grand Prix. He drove Coopers and Lotuses through to 1961, and retired after an accident at Goodwood in 1962.
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Jim Clark, (c1960?). In 1968 Clark won his twenty-fifth victory in the South African Grand Prix at Kyalami, beating Fangio's twenty-four wins. He won the Formula 1 World Championship twice, in 1963 and 1965. Clark drove exclusively for Lotus until his death in a Formula 2 race in Hockenheim, Germany in 1968.
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Malcolm Campbell, (1930s?). Campbell was the holder of both land and water speed records from 1927 onwards. In 1935 he became the first man to break 300 mph on land reaching 301.1291 mph in Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. In 1939 he achieved his fastest speed on water with 141.74 mph. He called all his racing cars and speed boats 'Bluebird' after the symbol of unattainability in the play of the same name by Maurice Maeterlinck.
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James Bond's Aston Martin DB5, used in the film "Goldfinger", (c1964?).
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Trojan 'Bubble Car', c1962. The Trojan 200 3-wheeler was advertised as a 'Young-family car to suit the young-family pocket'. It cost Ј329 pounds, 17 shillings and sixpence, and the tax cost Ј6 a year. 2 adults and 2 children could fit into it, and it had a cruising speed 50 mph. It was economical, doing 80 miles to the gallon. Collectors' items now sell for Ј3,000. It had no reverse gear, and the only door was at the front.
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Daimler breakdown trucks, early 1920s. Two 1906/1908 Daimlers with chain drive chassis, converted into breakdown trucks. They offer day and night service and are parked outside a garage advertising tyres and motor spirit.
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Rickett's steam carriage, 1860. An early form of transport; the passengers include the James Sinclair, Earl of Caithness.
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1949 Rover Special and 1951 Alta, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, 20th July 1968. Frank Lockhart in the very fast Rover Special, No 12, gives chase to the 1959 Alta of M Adams at the Woodcote corner in a Vintage Sports Car Club (VSCC) race.
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A BMW 325IX during the Chamonix Ice Race, France, 1989. Bernard Beguin and Francois Chatriot on the ice in a BMW, sponsored by Le Figaro newspaper.
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The Brooklands Trophy Race, 1937. Drivers and mechanics on the circuit prior to the start.
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1903 De Dion on the London to Brighton Run with Big Ben behind, London.
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Start of the Le Mans Race, France, 1950. Drivers run to their cars as the crowds look on from the sidelines. This form of start was used at Le Mans from 1925 until 1970, when it was discontinued for safety reasons.
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An Aston Martin Lola at Le Mans, France, 1967. Test day at Le Mans; the Lola Aston of John Surtees and David Hobbs speeds through the S-bends. Unfortunately mechanical trouble forced the car to retire after only three laps of the race itself.
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The Monte Carlo Rally, Monaco, 1954. The cars race along the sea front. They are: No 108, a 1290cc contemporary Peugeot 203; No 30, a c1952 850cc Packard Dynn 120; No 277, a 1954 Mk VII Jaguar, 3442cc; No 89, a 1953 Porsche 356; No 317, a 1953 DKW Sonderklasse 3/6, 896cc.
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OM car factory, Brescia, Italy, 1921. This shot of the OM factory suggests that the Zьst-based Tipo S305 was actually produced, to judge from the presence of pear-shaped radiators. A Barratouchй-designed Tipo 465 can be seen in the right background.
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The Targa Abruzzo Race, Pescara, Italy, 1926.
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1956 Rover 105R T3 gas turbine car at the Earl's Court Motor Show, London, 1956. A new Rover on a stand at the motor show. It has a mirror below to display the axles and other features.
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Ken Wharton in a Jaguar D Type passing the chequered flag during the Rheims 12 Hours Race, France, 3rd July 1954. Wharton shared the car with Peter Whitehead and they went on to win the race. Wharton was killed driving a Ferrari Monza sports car in New Zealand 3 years later.
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Jaguar D Type prototype, 1954. Jaguar used this car, capable of a top speed of 180 mph, in motor racing events. D Types were victorious at Le Mans in 1955, 1956 and in 1957, when the cars filled all the first four places. Only 16 cars were converted for road use before the factory burned down.
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Jaguar D Type, Silverstone, 1961. The car is being driven by Mike Salmon. D Types were victorious at Le Mans in 1955, 1956 and in 1957, when the cars filled all the first four places.
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The victorious Ferrari of Jose Froilan Gonzalez and Maurice Trintignant, Le Mans 24 hours, France, 1954. Mechanics ride on the car after the race.
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Mike Parkes driving a Ferrari, Brands Hatch, Kent, 1961. Parkes won a number of sportscar races with Ferrari, and competed for them in Formula 1 in 1966 and 1967. He suffered serious injuries when his car overturned in a crash on the opening lap of the 1967 Belgian Grand Prix, which virtually finished his career. In 1977 he was killed in a road accident in Italy.
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Ferrari of Giannino Marzotto, Mille Miglia, Italy, 1953. Marzotto, the eventual winner of the race, about to leave Brescia in his 4.1 litre Ferrari. First held in 1927, the Mille Miglia is a race held over a 1000 mile road route, starting and finishing in Brescia. Marzotto also won the race in 1950.
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Stirling Moss in a Ferrari, Goodwood, 1961. Moss began his career in 1947 driving a BMW 328. In 1955 he won his first Grand Prix at Aintree driving a Mercedes, and in 1956 went on to win the Monaco and Italian Grands Prix driving for the Maserati team. In 1957 he was team leader in a British Vanwall, and beat the Maserati and Ferrari teams at Monza in the Italian Grand Prix. He drove Coopers and Lotuses through to 1961, and retired after suffering a serious accident at Goodwood in 1962.
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1963 Fiat 1100 Speciale, 1960s. Parked by a Roman statue.
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Bedford 6cwt utility wagon, 1938. Two men load items onto the back of a small lorry with a low loading platform. The vehicle was capable of 55 miles per gallon fuel economy, and would have cost Ј160 in 1938.
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Bedford 6cwt utility wagon, 1938. A farmer with a small calf loaded onto the back of a small van with an improvised cage of wire netting. The vehicle was capable of 55 miles per gallon fuel economy, and would have cost Ј160 in 1938.
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Men on a shoot with a 1939 Bedford HC 5/6cwt, c1939.
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Women and a coachman in a pony and trap, late 18th century.
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The Bentley Boys, c1928-c1930. Left to right; Frank Clement, Sir Henry Birkin and Woolf Barnato. Bentleys dominated the Le Mans 24 hour race in its early years, winning the race in 1924, 1927, 1928, 1929 and 1930. Barnato, the charismatic heir to a South African diamond mining fortune, was one of the drivers of the winning car in all of the last three victories. In 1929, the dark green Bentleys filled all the first four places with Barnato and Birkin's 6 1/2 litre Speed Six leading from start to finish and winning by a margin of some 70 miles. Bentley returned to Le Mans in 2001, with one of their cars finishing third.
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Austin Sporting 20 hp, 1923. Taking part in a motor racing event, possibly a rally or hill climb, the Austin negotiates a bend.
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Couple having a picnic by an MG TA Midget, late 1930s. Introduced in 1936, the 1292cc TA Midget widened the appeal of sports cars, being less temperamental and easier to drive than its predecessors.
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1938 MG TA Midget, (c1938?). Introduced in 1936, the 1292cc TA Midget widened the appeal of sports cars, being less temperamental and easier to drive than its predecessors. It was also used in competition, as seen here.
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Austin 7 Gordon England Cup, 1930. The car is seen here participating in the JCC 1/2 Day Trial.
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1928 Austin 7 Gordon England cup at the Exeter trial, (c1928?). Steam pours out from under the bonnet of the car.
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Austin 7 Grasshopper, 1935. The car is pictured in action during the MG Car Club's Ludlow Trial.
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Hillman Hawks, Penshurst, Kent, 1937. The 6 cylinder 'Safety' Saloon model pictured would have cost Ј295 at the time and was available with 17 or 21 hp engines.
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1937 Hillman Minx, c1937. Followed by another car, this Hillman Minx Saloon drives through a large puddle on a country road.
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1928 Morris Cowley Saloon Paint Shop, c1928.
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1927 Morris Cowley, c1927. Parked outside the gates of a school.
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Charles Stewart Rolls with a 1905 Wolseley, c1905. CS Rolls, English motorist, aviator and automobile manufacturer. Rolls set up business selling French and Belgian cars before going into partnership with Henry Royce, forming the motor car and engine manufacturing company Rolls-Royce in 1904. The same year Rolls crossed the English Channel by balloon, and in June 1910 made the first non-stop double crossing by aeroplane. The following month he was killed in a plane crash.
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London to Brighton Emancipation Run, 1896. A huge crowd gathered on the street. In Britain in the 1890s, the law still required motor vehicles to be preceded by a pedestrian carrying a red flag to warn other road users, which effectively restricted the vehicles' speed to 4 mph. A number of pioneer motor car enthusiasts campaigned actively to have the law altered. In 1896 the Locomotives on Highways Act came into force and the preceding pedestrian was no longer required. This was celebrated by the Emancipation Run from London to Brighton on 14 November 1896, where the participating motor cars were given their starting orders by the symbolic tearing up of a red flag by the Earl of Winchelsea.
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1935 Riley Sprite 1.5 litre, c1935. Riley Sprites were driven to victory in the Ulster TT by Freddie Dixon in 1935 and 1936.
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Bedford truck with Jowett, 1920s. A Bedford tanker lorry and a Jowett car squeeze past each other on a narrow country lane.
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1933 Bedford 2 ton WLG truck used as a travelling shop, c1933.
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1923 Morris Bullnose at Exford in Somerset, (1920s?). The car is being driven by a woman alongside a stream in a quiet village. The Morris Bullnose displaced the Model T Ford as the best-selling car on the British market.
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Crowded road at Dartmeet, Devon, c1951. People are milling around stationary cars and a coach caught up in a traffic jam at the junction of two country roads in Dartmoor National Park.
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1930 Triumph Super 7, (1930?). A woman is stepping out of the car, which is parked on a bridge in an idyllic rural setting.
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Riley 9, Yorkshire, late 1920s. A group of men are pushing the car up a steep hill past a pair of horses. The number on the car's bonnet suggests that it is competing in a rally or hill climbing event.
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Lanchester Landaulet, c1927-c1928. This 6-seater car was powered by a 6 cylinder engine producing 21 hp.
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1937 Ford V8 model 78 Club Cabriolet, (1937?). A smiling couple out for a drive in their car.
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1933 Crossley 10 hp, (1930s?). A 1933 Crossley leading another car in the Scottish Rally, driving through a stream.
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1920 Calthorpe Sporting 4 and Morris Bullnose, Little Compton, Warwickshire, (1920s?). Three people in the Calthorpe pass the Bullnose, driven by a woman.
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1900 Panhard, (1900s?). Three men driving along a street in this French veteran car.
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1936 Singer 1.5 litre Le Mans, (late 1930s?). The car is in action in a hill climbing or rallying event.
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1932 Singer Junior, c1932.
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1921 Singer 10 at Brooklands, Surrey, c1921.
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Ivy Cummings changing a tyre on a 1925 Singer 10/26, London, c1925. The car is jacked up; Ms Cummings uses a spanner to tighten the bolts on the new wheel. Ivy Cummings was a racing driver who also ran a garage in Putney Bridge Road, London. She carried out all the repairs herself as well as selling second-hand cars. The Duke of York congratulated her for her many motor racing wins.
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1958 Bedford CA van delivering the Evening Standard, London 1958. A Bedford van delivers papers to a newspaper seller outside Farringdon underground station, Cowcross Street.
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1950 Bedford S type fire engine, (c1950?). A fire engine, returning from a call-out, turns into the station. Bedford's 7 ton S type lorry was first introduced in 1950.
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Lloyd Bainbridge with his mobile confectionery shop, a 1932 Bedford 30cwt WS lorry, (c1932?). Lloyd Bainbridge, owner of the wholesale confectionery shop, said at the time that sales had increased considerably since he decided to 'take the shop to the customer'. Signs for Wills's tobacco and Cadbury's chocolate can be seen in the background.
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1934 Bedford 30cwt WS truck with an elephant at Bristol Zoo, (c1934?). A keeper and Judy the elephant examining one of the zoo's Bedford trucks.
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Early AA telephone box, (c1900s?). An AA man and his bicycle outside a roadside call-box.
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1954 RAC Norton motor bike and side-car, (c1954?). An RAC man (in cap) helps a couple of motorcyclists to fix their bike outside a pub. His Norton bike is on the left.
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Start of the Monaco Grand Prix, 1964. Crowds line the route; some hang out of windows above the track. Graham Hill's BRM attempts to find a gap between the Brabham of Jack Brabham (left) and the Lotus of Jim Clark (right). The race, the opening round of the 1964 Grand Prix season, was won by Hill.
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1000 Mile trial; SF Edge repairing a puncture, 1900. The 1000 Mile Trial was an event organised with the purpose of demonstrating the virtues of the motor car to a sceptical British public. It was run over a route starting and finishing in London, covering much of England and part of Scotland and took place between April 23rd and May 12th. It was not an out and out race, instead judges awarded marks in various categories including mechanical reliability, design, speed, condition of vehicle at the end of the race, and even price. The competition was won by CS Rolls. SF Edge came seventh.
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Sunbeam at the Isle of Man TT Race, 1914. Kenelm Lee Guinness at the wheel of the car which won the race.
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1909 Milnes Daimler bus, (c1909?). A double-decker bus waiting on a London street.
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1908 Leyland bus, (c1908?). A bus conductor and a policeman standing in front of a double-decker bus on a London street.
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1903 Milnes Daimler Charabanc, (c1903?). Passengers sit in rows aboard the vehicle, having gained access to their seats by climbing a ladder.
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1906 Albion A3 12-seater charabanc, (c1906?). People seated in an Albion A3 bus operated by the Kingstown and Bray Motor Service.
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1937 Jaguar SS100 2 1/2 litre team on the Welsh Rally, 1937. One of the cars was victorious in class for open cars over 15 hp at the event.
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1931 Standard 16hp car, 1930s. A family is having a picnic and posing for a photograph by their car.
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Kaye Don with the Sunbeam Silver Bullet, 1930. This car was built to make an attempt on Henry Seagrave's Land Speed Record. The Silver Bullet was powered by two 12 cylinder engines designed to produce 4000 hp. Unfortunately the car was prone to catch fire, and after failing to get within 40 mph of Seagrave's 1929 mark of 231 mph in an attempt at Daytona Beach, Florida in 1930, Don abandoned the project.
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Sunbeam Rapier racing at Brands Hatch, Kent, 1961, driven by E Weaver.
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1956 Vauxhall Velox, (c1956?). A woman stands in front of the porch of a country cottage looking admiringly at the car.
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1960 Vauxhall PA Velox Friary Estate, (1960?).
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Matthew Park at the wheel of a Vauxhall 3 litre, 1922. Park drove this car in the 1922 Isle of Mann TT race, but failed to finish due to engine trouble. Another 3 litre Vauxhall came third in the race, however.
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1938 Packard Super 8, (c1938?). The car is parked outside the entrance to a large house.
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1951 Packard Patrician 400, (c1951?). A woman and a man in military uniform stand beside the car, which is parked on what appears to be an airfield.
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Napier L48 racing car, (c1905?). The car waits at the start line of a race, surrounded by spectators and officials.
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Selwyn Francis Edge in a Napier, 1903 Gordon Bennett race. The Gordon Bennett Races were organised by James Gordon Bennett, proprietor of the New York Herald newspaper to help promote the motor industry. The first race was held between Paris and Lyon in 1900, but in 1903 the race was staged on a circuit for the first time, at Athy in Ireland. The Gordon Bennett Races are regarded as the birth of the idea of Grand Prix motor racing. Selwyn Francis Edge was disqualified from the 1903 race for receiving a push start, having won the previous year's event.
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1939 Chevrolet coach J series, (c1939?). Two men stand by the car, one of them wearing a ten-gallon hat resting his foot on the front bumper.
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1940 Chrysler Imperial, (early 1940s?). The car is full of people, some of them musicians with trombones protruding from the open windows.
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Woman in a 1954 Alvis 3 litre TC 21, (late 1950s?). The car was capable of a top speed of 106 mph and produced 18 miles per gallon of petrol.
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1936 AC 2 litre Sports, (late 1930s?). The car negotiates a sharp uphill bend, possibly competing in a hill climb.
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Louis Wagner driving a Fiat, Coppa Fiorio motor race, Bologna, Italy, 1908. Wagner failed to finish the race, for Grand Prix-type cars, due to his Fiat suffering a broken front axle.
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1909 Lancia Beta, WL Stewart at the wheel, c1909-c1920.
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Model T Ford, c1913. Three women sitting in a Model T Ford, parked in front of a building. Henry Ford introduced the Model T in 1909 and the company's Detroit factory was adapted for its mass production. By the time the model was phased out in 1927 over sixteen million vehicles had been made.
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1935 Daimler Light 15, late 1930s. The car is parked on a quay, with two ships,the nearer of them the ocean liner Aquitania, in the background.
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1937 Hispano-Suiza K6. A convertible Hispano-Suiza K6 is parked outside a mansion. Some 1070 of these cars were produced by the Spanish manufacturer between 1934 and 1939.

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