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