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Title "Richard-Brasier" automobile real photo postcard, 1908
Collection Lang Collection
Object Name Postcard
Caption "Richard-Brasier" automobile real photo postcard, 1908
Scope & Content Real photo postcard (RPPC).

Richard-Brasier - printed caption on front reads, "Seine-Inférieure - Grand Prix de l'A.C.F. - 6 et 7 Juillet 1908, THÉRY sur voiture BRASIER, L'Hirondelle - Paris"; hand-written caption on front reads, "Ses victoires sont: Coupe Gordon Bennett {circuit de Taunus 1904, " " 1905}, fut bien près de décrocher la victoire en 1908". Verso is addressed to Mademoiselle Elise Dionot, 2 bis rue Louette, Rouen (Seine-Inférieure), but there is no stamp or postmark.

Léon Théry, representing France, took the Gordon Bennett Cup in both 1904 and 1905, with the Richard-Brasier car he and his mechanic are shown in on this card.

peter Maggioni
Accession# 2010G1108
Subjects Racetracks (Automobile racing)
Circuits automobiles
Automobile racing drivers
Coureurs automobiles
Automobile racing
Automobiles, Racing
Object ID 2010G1108.01
People Théry, Léon
Date 1908
Year Range from 1904
Year Range to 1908
Condition Fair
Condition Notes Slightly faded; image written on; postmarked. Rehoused in archival sleeve.
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