Tazio Nuvolari - D Type Auto-Union
Tazio Nuvolari, probably the finest driver seen in this period, on a D Type Auto-Union with 3-litre, twelve cylinder, 450 hp rear mounted engine. this combination of car and driver won the Italian and Donington Park Grands Prix in 1938 at average speeds of 96.7 mph and 80.49 mph for 260 and 250 miles respectively Date: 1938
© The Institution of Mechanical Engineers/Mary Evans
Manchester Union Casual Wards, Manchester
Casual wards for tramps and vagrants at Tame Street, Ancoates, Manchester. The original premises were set up in a former cotton mill in 1897 but were rebuilt in around 1900 after being burnt down. By the late 1920s, an average of 450 casuals slept here each night.
© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection
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