CS Rolls as a boy, 1880s. Artist: Unknown

CS Rolls as a boy, 1880s. Artist: Unknown

1-193-500 - National Motor Museum/Heritage Images

CS Rolls as a boy, 1880s. Rolls, at bottom left in this picture, 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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People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. Charles Stewart Rolls: British: Motorist, aviator, car manufacturer, founder of Rolls-Royce

  1. Photograph

Picture Type
  1. Portrait

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3798x4951
File Size : 55,090kb


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