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Background imageRacing Collection: Buchanans Whisky Advert

Buchanans Whisky Advert
Four greyhounds race to the finish line in an advertisement for Buchanans Black & White Scotch whisky

Background imageRacing Collection: Le Mans Poster

Le Mans Poster
A poster for the 1924 24-hour maotor race at Le Mans, France, billed as the Gran Prix D Endurance. Held on the 14 and 15th June

Background imageRacing Collection: Poster, Le Mans 24 Hour Rally 1959

Poster, Le Mans 24 Hour Rally 1959
Poster, Le Mans 24 Hour Rally, 20-21 June 1959. Date: 1959

Background imageRacing Collection: Jack Johnson on his Racing Motor Car

Jack Johnson on his Racing Motor Car
Arthur John Johnson, better known as Jack Johnson, the American heavyweight boxer, pictured in 1908. Johnson was the World Heavyweight Champion between 1908 and 1915

Background imageRacing Collection: Herne Hill Velodrome, cyclists ready to start 1900

Herne Hill Velodrome, cyclists ready to start 1900
Start of the Century Cup, in the velodrome, south London. Date: 1900

Background imageRacing Collection: Neon Frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium

Neon Frontage at Walthamstow Dog Racing Stadium
Famous for its greyhound racing track, Walthamstow Stadium opened in 1933. With a distinctive pink and green neon-lit frontage, the stadium has been one of the capitals most recognised landmarks

Background imageRacing Collection: Poster, Le Mans 24 Hour Rally 1960

Poster, Le Mans 24 Hour Rally 1960
Poster, Le Mans 24 Hour Rally, 25-26 June 1960. Date: 1960

Background imageRacing Collection: Bartlett Cycle Champion

Bartlett Cycle Champion
C H Bartlett, British cycle champion of the 50-mile contest. Date: 1911

Background imageRacing Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1957

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1957
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 19th May 1957. The race was won by Juan Manuel Fangio in a Maserati. 1957

Background imageRacing Collection: Olympic 400m race finish 1924, Eric Liddell

Olympic 400m race finish 1924, Eric Liddell
End of the 400 metres final at the 1924 Paris Olympics, showing Scot, Eric Liddell, crossing the finish line first. Liddell was made famous in the film, Chariots of Fire. Date: 1924

Background imageRacing Collection: Catford Stadium Advertisement

Catford Stadium Advertisement
Advert for Catford greyhound stadium in Catford, South East London, which opened its doors in July 1932 and has been hosting greyhound races ever since, showing an aerial view of the stadium

Background imageRacing Collection: Greyhound Racing at White City

Greyhound Racing at White City
An advertisement for greyhound racing at White City stadium with a painting by Gilbert Holiday. The caption reads: " The trap snaps open...the 30

Background imageRacing Collection: Jockey / Fred Archer Vf

Jockey / Fred Archer Vf
Fred Archer, jockey

Background imageRacing Collection: Tour De France Photo

Tour De France Photo
Riders make the ascente du Col de Tourmalet, in the Pyrenees

Background imageRacing Collection: Poster advertising Austin Healey Sprite MK II

Poster advertising Austin Healey Sprite MK II
Poster advertising the Austin Healey Sprite MK II

Background imageRacing Collection: Captain Woolf Barnato with his Bentley

Captain Woolf Barnato with his Bentley
Captain Woolf Barnato with his Speed Six Bentley fitted with a racing body. Woolf Barnato had just beaten the Blue Train from Monte Carlo to Calais in this (or similar) car

Background imageRacing Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1932

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1932
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - held on the 17th April 1932. The race was won by Tazio Nuvolari in an Alfa Romeo. 1932

Background imageRacing Collection: Coursing greyhounds

Coursing greyhounds. Artist: Eileen Hood. Watercolour of greyhound dogs racing through the countryside Date: circa 1922

Background imageRacing Collection: Tour De France 1930

Tour De France 1930
A group of Italian riders

Background imageRacing Collection: Supermarine aeroplane, Rolls-Royce S. 6

Supermarine aeroplane, Rolls-Royce S. 6
The Supermarine aeroplane, Rolls-Royce S.6, winner of the International Schneider Trophy Air Race in 1922, 1927 and 1929, and holder of the world speed record of 357.7 mph

Background imageRacing Collection: Schneider Trophy Air Race

Schneider Trophy Air Race
Souvenir programme cover design, Schneider Trophy Contest. Date: 12 September 1931

Background imageRacing Collection: Goodwood by Emmwood

Goodwood by Emmwood
A montage of exciting scenes from Goodwood, including mechanics working on racing cars, portraits of motoring aces, Mike Hawthorn, Tony Rolt

Background imageRacing Collection: The Favourite Wins by H. M. Bateman

The Favourite Wins by H. M. Bateman
Humorous illustration by H.M. Bateman showing a reversal of roles. A group of jockeys in different coloured silks sprint for the finishing post while excitable horses in the stands cheer on the winner

Background imageRacing Collection: Spanish Grand Prix poster

Spanish Grand Prix poster
Poster for the Spanish Grand Prix of the 28th October 1951, held at the Pedralbes Circuit near Barcelona, Catalonia. The race was won by the legendary Juan Manual Fangio in an Alfa Romeo

Background imageRacing Collection: Miss Dorothy Pagets Golden Miller in action

Miss Dorothy Pagets Golden Miller in action
Will he win the National" again? GOLDEN MILLER: The photograph was taken at Leicester when " The Miller" had little more than gentle exercise in disposing of five other moderate

Background imageRacing Collection: The Palio, Siena, Italy

The Palio, Siena, Italy
The Palio - a spectacular (if rather dangerous for riders and spectators) horse race, run round the Piazza del Campo in Siena

Background imageRacing Collection: Tour De France Bartali

Tour De France Bartali
Italian champion Gino Bartali is applauded by spectators from his own country

Background imageRacing Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1956

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1956
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 13th May 1956. The race was won by Stirling Moss in a Maserati. 1956

Background imageRacing Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1931

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1931
Poster for the 3rd Monaco Grand Prix - held on the 19th April 1931. The race was won by Louis Chiron in a Bugatti. 1931

Background imageRacing Collection: Monaco 1952 poster

Monaco 1952 poster
Stunning poster advertising the 1952 Grand Prix in Monaco, featuring a sleek red car speeding around the palm trees of the principality

Background imageRacing Collection: Programme cover, Schneider Trophy Contest

Programme cover, Schneider Trophy Contest
Souvenir programme cover, The Schneider Trophy Contest, September 12th 1931, The Royal Aero Club. Showing a seaplane in flight. 1931

Background imageRacing Collection: International Air Display and Races Poster

International Air Display and Races Poster
Poster, International Air Display and Races at Lympne, near Hythe, Kent, organised by the Cinque Ports Flying Club. September 1934

Background imageRacing Collection: Napier-Railton racing car driven at Brooklands

Napier-Railton racing car driven at Brooklands track by John Cobb, 1937 Date: 1937

Background imageRacing Collection: Four Greyhound Derby winners

Four Greyhound Derby winners
A parade of the last four Greyhound Derby winners at White City in 1932. From L to R 1931, Seldom Led; 1929-30, Mick the Miller; 1928, Boher Ash; 1927, Entry Badge

Background imageRacing Collection: Greyhounds by Gilbert Holiday

Greyhounds by Gilbert Holiday
Painting by the well-known horse and animal artist, Gilbert Holiday of a greyhound bitch and her two puppies. During the 1930s

Background imageRacing Collection: Brooklands Race Poster

Brooklands Race Poster
A poster for the British equivalent of the Le Mans 24- hour race, the Brooklands Double-twelve hour race

Background imageRacing Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster

Monaco Grand Prix Poster
A poster for the Monaco Grand Prix of 29th May 1960, the 18th such race held at the tight, winding street circuit

Background imageRacing Collection: Hares and Graces by Harry Woolley

Hares and Graces by Harry Woolley
A glamorous looking young woman in a yellow dress and hat walks her champion greyhounds around the track before a race at a greyhound racing stadium

Background imageRacing Collection: Motor Racing 1930S

Motor Racing 1930S
A poster advertising a mixed car and motorcycles racing programme at the Nurburgring in Germany

Background imageRacing Collection: Racing pigeon release

Racing pigeon release
Racing pigeons released from their traps from transport lorries at the start of a race from Worcestershire to Tipton in The Black Country in the English Midlands Date: 1992

Background imageRacing Collection: The Wettest Derby on Record by The Tout, 1927

The Wettest Derby on Record by The Tout, 1927
The Wettest Derby on record in 1927 with numerous well-known personalities of the turf coping with the flooded course with the help of umbrellas and rowing boats. Includes the jockey M

Background imageRacing Collection: Mick the Miller

Mick the Miller
Legendary greyhound racing champion, Mick the Miller, owned by Mrs Arundel Kempton, pictured enjoying a well-earned rest after winning the St. Leger 700 yards race at Wembley. Date: 1931

Background imageRacing Collection: Monaco Grand Prix / 1969

Monaco Grand Prix / 1969
Jackie Stewart, in a Matra- Ford (7), leads Chris Amons Ferrari (11) away from the grid at the start of the Monaco Grand Prix. Both failed to finish the race

Background imageRacing Collection: Norton. Isle of Man TT

Norton. Isle of Man TT
500cc Norton racing at the Isle of Man TT, an annual motorcycle event run on the Isle of Man in May/June of most years since 1907. It regarded as one of the most dangerous racing events in the world

Background imageRacing Collection: Brooklands motor racing track

Brooklands motor racing track. 20th century

Background imageRacing Collection: Air Race for the Kings Cup Poster

Air Race for the Kings Cup Poster
Poster, Air Race for the Kings Cup, at Hatfield Aerodrome, with a stylised image of two planes racing. July 1934

Background imageRacing Collection: Schneider Trophy Poster - Southsea

Schneider Trophy Poster - Southsea - September 6th and 7th, 1929 - Making History Still - See it all at Southsea

Background imageRacing Collection: Italian Grand Prix poster

Italian Grand Prix poster
Poster for the meeting of the first ever Italian Grand Prix, held at Brescia - 4th to the 11th September 1921. The meeting also includes racing for aeroplanes and motorcycles



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