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Fine Art print
Baryta Hahnemühle 315g
Alu Direct Print
Hanging Bars
Alu mounted print
Hanging bars
Gap Frame
Black wood
Acrylic print
Aluminium brace

75,00 €

Prints issueLIMITED EDITION 50 prints ONLY
Shooting dateJanuary 19th, 1912
Original pictureGlass Plate
Motorsport Images
Motorsport Images

Motorsport Images has the largest motoring picture collection in the world. The archive houses approximately 18 million images of which in the region of half are black and white negatives and glass plates. The library is made up of images from the world of motor sport since it began and every conceivable road car since it's invention. This incredible archive is the result of the amalgamation of a number of previously separate archives, which are now housed under one roof.

Many of the images are published pictures from the magazines owned and bought by Haymarket over the years and the archive contains the original prints from the very first 'Autocar' issue published in 1895 right through to the present day issue. 'The Motor' archive contains more sporting images with black and white negatives, glass plate and acetate from 1924 - subjects include road cars, sprints, hill climbs, motor shows and Grands Prix.

The original Teesdale Company supplied pictures to 'MotorSport' magazine (founded in 1924) and Motoring News (founded in 1955) and has over 4 million black & white negatives of motor racing events from the 1920's through to the early 1990's. The first colour images appeared in the mid 1950's and 30 years of unpublished 35mm colour images remain in the LAT Black Books. LAT now supplies the Haymarket Media Group, commercial clients, the worldwide media and agencies with motor sport coverage from around the world from Formula 1 to karting.

The 'Autosport' archive contains images from the world's leading motorsport weekly. Since 1950 all aspects of motor racing from Formula 1, Le Mans and sports cars, rallying, single seaters and club racing have been photographed and archived in colour and black and white formats.

This photo, published for the first time in the English magazine AutoCar in 1912, reflects the upper class atmosphere of the "adventurers motorists" of the time. Here, the departure of those who entered the race in Paris.
Created the year before by Monegasques Gabriel Vialon (usher) and Anthony Noghes (20 years old and son of Alexandre Noghes, the president of Monaco's velocipedic and automobile sport), he is a cigarette maker and creator of the Monaco Grand Prix in 1929), the Monte-Carlo rally is not yet a sports event, but rather a means of attracting the European jet set to Monaco.
Each competitor then leaves with its crew by the road, from the city where it has entered. It carries out the regrouping route linking this city to Monte Carlo, following a precise route, with certain constraints. At the time, crossing Europe in the middle of winter is a feat. Arrived at the destination, the winners are the crew who managed to reach Monaco by respecting an hourly average imposed by the organizers, but the presentation of the vehicle, after as many kilometers on difficult roads, is equally important.
For information, the winner of the 1912 edition was Julius Beutler, on a Berliet 16HP 12hp. He left Berlin with 4 people on board on January 19th to arrive on the 22nd, exactly fity minutes after midnight. The very mediocre organization of the event made that the next edition of the Rallye took place only in 1924 ...

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