National Motor Museum - Gallery

Thumbnail image of James Bond's Aston Martin DB5, used in the film Goldfinger, (c1964?). Artist: Unknown

Heritage Images is proud to continue its long partnership with the National Motor Museum with the magnificent addition of the Brunell Collection.

This unique collection of 5,000 images, taken mainly on glass plates, provides an astonishing insight into British motorsport in the 1920s and 1930s.

These seminal works have undergone extensive preservation, documentation and digitisation work and are a testament to the artistry of photographer and racing driver WJ (Bill) Brunell.

Our gallery takes a look at this exciting new addition alongside some of the other works we already hold from the national Motor Museum, illustrating the history of motoring from the earliest steam cars of the 19th century to contemporary models of today.

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Thumbnail image of 1953 Volkswagen Beetle Export Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1955 Dellow 10hp Mk2  Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Donald Campbell with Bluebird CN7 on Lake Eyre, Australia
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Thumbnail image of 1961 BSA A10 Super Rocket Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1957 Bristol 405 2 litre saloon Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1914 Belsize 10-12hp van Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1974 Plymouth Satellite Sebring Plus Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1935 Blue Bird V Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1964 Honda C50 scooter Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of MG TA competing on Lawrence Cup trial
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Thumbnail image of 1934 Singer Nine Sports Coupe, Fingle hill Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1909 Paterson 30 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 2011 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1997 TVR Cerbera Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1966 Triumph Spitfire Mk2 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1923 Ace motorcycle Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Sunbeam Cub Children's motorised pedal car
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Thumbnail image of 1924 Sunbeam Cub 2 litre Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 2011 Mercedes Benz AMG SLS Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1964 BSA Sunbeam 250cc  Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 2010 Ferrari 599 GTO Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 2008 Audi R8 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1996 Ferrari F310-V10 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1939 Railton Fairmile Series 3 Straight Eight Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1933 Stutz DV 32 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1963 Aston Martin DB4 GT Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang film car replica
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Thumbnail image of 1939 Delahaye Speciale Type 135 MS Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1956 Jaguar D type Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1961 Aston Martin DB4 GT Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 2011 Goodwood Revival Meeting, Prince Michael of Kent enjoys the attractions Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 2011 Goodwood Revival Meeting, Lancaster bomber and 2 Spitfires in aerial display. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1904 Peugeot Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1906 Alldays & Onions Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1956 Ford Zephyr Six Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1964 Hillman Super Minx Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1955 Jaguar XK140 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of BARC race meeting, Brooklands, 1930. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Morris or MG 14/28 of MH Fortlage receiving a push in the JCC Lynton Trial, 1932. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of ERAs of Raymond Mays and AC Dobson, Imperial Trophy, Crystal Palace, 1939. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Standard competing in the B&HMC Brighton-Beer Trial, Fingle Bridge Hill, Devon, 1934. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of MG PA competing in the B&HMC Brighton-Beer Trial, Windout Lane, near Dunsford, Devon, 1934. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Austro-Daimler used as an official's car at the Inter-Varsity Trial, 1930. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Riley Brooklands outside the Stonor Arms Hotel, Henley-on-Thames, Inter-Varsity Trial, 1930. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Standard Car Owners Club Gymkhana, 8 May 1938. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Open high chassis Lagonda taking part in the North West London Motor Club Trial, 1 June 1929. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Bugatti Type 35, Bugatti Owners Club Hill Climb, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire, 1935. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of 1933 Standard saloon taking part in a Standard Car Owners Club trial. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Ford Model A at a motor vehicle blessing ceremony. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Kitty Brunell road testing a 1931 Delage D8. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of FA Thatcher working on his 1929 Triumph Super Seven. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Women at a First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY) trial or rally, 1931.   Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Geoffrey Baker inspecting the engine of a Minerva car. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of People examining Leon Cushman's Austin 7 racer at Brooklands for a speed record attempt, 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Enjoying a picnic at the MAC Shelsley Walsh Speed Hill Climb, Worcestershire. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Kitty Brunell and her winning AC 4-seater tourer, RAC Rally, March 1933. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Clive Gallop and Leon Cushman's Aston Martin in the pits, JCC Double Twelve race, Brooklands, 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Reg Parnell's MG K3 leading B Bira's Maserati, JCC International Trophy, Brooklands, 2 August 1937.  Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Earl Howe in his Delage at a BARC meeting at Brooklands, 25 May 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Mechanic working on Raymond Mays' 2996 cc Vauxhall-Villiers. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Mechanics working on Raymond Mays' 4500 cc Invicta car. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of J Higginson's 3308 cc Vauxhall at the RAC Isle of Man TT race, 10 June 1914. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Racing drivers with a Lea-Francis 1496 cc at Brooklands. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of MG C type of FM Montgomery and R Hebeler at the JCC Double Twelve race, Brooklands, 8/9 May 1931. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Denis Evans inspecting the plugs of his Bugatti Type 43 2262cc. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Monte Carlo Rally, January 1926.   Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of AC 6 1990 cc of VA Bruce, winner of the Monte Carlo Rally, January 1926. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Monte Carlo Rally, January 1926.   Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Inspecting the Star car of B Mott. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Austin 7 works team, Brooklands 1937. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of RJ Sully behind the wheel of a HE 14/40, Brooklands. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Ready to wave the chequerd flag, Brooklands. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Henry Segrave, and Malcolm Campbell, with motoring artist Frederick Gordon Crosby, Brooklands. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Denis Evans inspecting the plugs of his Bugatti Type 43 2262cc. Artist: Bill Brunell.
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Thumbnail image of Kitty Brunell working on her MG F Magna. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Stan Laurel at the wheel of 1927 Hupmobile with his wife Lois and daughter Lois  Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1966 Austin Mini Cooper S owned by Beatle George Harrison Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1964 Jaguar  E type 3.8. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1918 Stutz Bearcat on movie set Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Model T Ford, c1913. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of James Bond's Aston Martin DB5, used in the film Goldfinger, (c1964?). Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of 1982 Delorean. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1972 Mini Outspan Orange Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Peter Fonda on Captain America Chopper, Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1976 Raleigh Chopper bicycle. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1971 Reliant Super Van III 'Only Fools and Horses' tv show. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Lotus Esprit 1977 from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me. Artist: Simon Clay.
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Thumbnail image of Dukes of Hazzard crashed. Artist: Simon Clay.
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Thumbnail image of 2002 Jaguar XKR Die Another Day James Bond car. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Ford Delivery van 1929. Artist: Simon Clay.
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Thumbnail image of 1960 Volkswagen commercial vehicle brochure Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising Berliet cars, 1906. Artist: René Vincent
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising Mercedes-Benz cars, 1939. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising Rolls-Royce cars, c1907. Artist: Charles Sykes
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising a Hotchkiss-Gregoire car, 1951. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising a Chrysler, 1956. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising the Ford Fairlane car, 1958. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising the Porsche 356, 1955. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of 1956 Porsche 356 Pan American Carrera Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1959 Cadillac Coupe De Ville Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Chrysler Imperial 1957 ex Howard Hughes. Artist: Simon Clay.
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising a Cadillac, 1959. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Ken Tyrrell and Jackie Stewart, (c1960s?). Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Stirling Moss with Harry Schell and Mike Hawthorn, Crystal Palace, July 1955. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Stirling Moss on a Vespa scooter, Goodwood, April 1952. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of London to Brighton Emancipation Run, 1896. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Serpollet Easter Egg steam car at Bexhill 1902 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1907 Itala Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1903 De Dion Bouton Model Q Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1906 Rex Motorcycle with Sidecar. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1909 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Lord Northcliffe, c1908. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Frank Butler and daughter on a 6hp Panhard, 1900. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of A participant in the Coupe de Pyrenees, 1905. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising Daimler cars, 1907. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of 1969 Ford F-100 pick up truck brochure Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Harold Goody's breakers yard 1967 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1963 Volkswagen Devon Camper van. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of 1941 Packard 120 convertible coupe, (c1941?). Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of A Ford emergency food van, Bethnal Green, London, c1940-c1941. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Employees leaving the Rolls-Royce works, Derby, WWII, c1939-c1945. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Ettore Bugatti, c1930. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Henry and Edsel Ford with a Ford V8 engine, (c1940s?). Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Henry Ford on a 1896 Ford, (c1940s?). Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising a Chrysler, 1946. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of 1947 Brush Pony Electric Milk Float. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Kissel 6 circa 1922 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Sunbeam 1000hp World Land speed record attempt at Daytona 1927 Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Wakefield Trophy. Artist: Unknown.
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Thumbnail image of Ivy Cummings changing a tyre on a 1925 Singer 10/26, London, c1925. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Two women in an 11.9 hp Calcott, c1922. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Robert Wil-de-Gose, his mother and nanny in 'The Bug', 1912. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of An Ariel 500 belt drive three-wheeler, 1914. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of John Boyd Dunlop with bicycle, July 1918. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Two boys in a pedal car, (early 20th century?). Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Syd Justien Tessier, on a 1910 Bat 3.5 Litre bike, (1910?). Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Woman passenger in a 1910 taxi cab, New York, USA, (c1910?). Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Lillie Langtry modelling a sable motoring coat. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of Poster advertising Lambretta scooters, 1963. Artist: Unknown
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Thumbnail image of 1885 Benz Three Wheeler. Artist: Unknown.
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