Frederick Gordon Crosby (1885-1943); 'The 24 Hour Touring Car race at Le Mans',
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Frederick Gordon Crosby (1885-1943); 'The 24 Hour Touring Car race at Le Mans',
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Frederick Gordon Crosby (1885-1943); 'The 24 Hour Touring Car race at Le Mans',
signed and dated 1923, charcoal with watercolour highlights with hand written title 'The 24 Hour Touring Car race at Le Mans - How the army searchlight lorries will be used to illuminate the course', 49 x 36cm, mounted, framed and glazed.

Footnotes

  • This is the earliest known artwork depicting the famous 24 hour endurance race. Published in The Autocar, the back of the image is dated 26/27 May 1923.
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