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Dacre Stubbs Photo Collection - Brighton Speed Trials September 1947

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This extraordinary collection of photographs was taken from the Dacre Stubbs Collection of early English and Australian Motorsport images. Brighton (UK) Speed Trials 1947
First in the Series on the Brighton Speed Trials - September 1947
© Martin Stubbs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           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.
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