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Dacre Stubbs Collection - Page 1

Written by  Martin Stubbs
Introducing the Dacre Stubbs Archive.© Martin Stubbs P.O Box 157 Sandown Village Vic 3171 - Tel/Fax (03) 95485552. Mob 0415 131 191
The late Mr Stubbs was a professional photographer and author (Prehistoric Art of Australia )  who moved to Australia, and continued writing his journal and taking photographs of motor sport and personalities, as well as of Aboriginal art and other images which are held in the National Archives of Australia. 

Mr Stubbs was a member of a coterie of racing drivers and mechaniocs that included Raymond Mays, George Abecassis, Sidney Allard, John Cooper, John Heath, Kay Petre, Ken Wharton, Reg Parnell, Prince Bira, and many others. In Australia, his acquaintances included John Barraclough, Lex Davison, Charlie Dean, Tony Gaze, Stan Jones, Bib Stillwell, Otto Stone, Doug Whiteford, Arthur and Ken Wylie, and many others. All of these great names and many others  are represented in this photographic collection.


Top Row of images:

Brighton speed trials, Brighton, UK .  7/9/46 Mrs. C. Mortimer, Alta 1488 cc
Brighton speed trials, Brighton, UK 7/9/46 KC Jarvis, Austin Seven Special, 747 cc supercharged
Brighton speed trials, Brighton, UK .  7/9/46 CPD Tooley GN derived special
Brighton speed trials, Brighton , UK . 7/9/46 Dr G.A. Ewen, Itala

 2nd Row:

Brighton speed trials, Brighton, UK 7/9/46 Dougas B (Bunny) Tubbs, Gobron Brillie 1904
Brighton speed trials, Brighton, UK 7/9/46 Raymond Mays, Triumph Dolomite Drophead Tourer
Brighton speed trials, Brighton, UK 7/9/46 Monica & Geoffrey(Twink) Wincop, Bugatti Type 51
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