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Bentley At Le Mans 1929 Race Winners Oil Painting By Cuneo

Original vintage motor sport poster - Bentleys at Le Mans, 1929 - celebrating the wins by the British car manufacturer Bentley Motors at the 24 Heures du Mans endurance car race in June 1929. Dynamic painting by the notable British artist Terence Tenison Cuneo (1907-1996) dated August 1968 depicting the Bentley 4½ Litre car (No. 10) driven by British driver Dudley Benjafield (1897-1957) and French driver Andre d'Erlanger refuelling their 4½ Litre car as mechanics look on from the side, the Bentley car (No. 9) speeding past the pits on the other side in front of spectators with flags flying overhead and more cars in the background, the margin below featuring sketches and annotations, including a Bentley engine "The envy of a million motorists" and an image of W O Bentley (1888-1971) "The man who started it all". The 1929 Le Mans race was won by the following Bentley racing car drivers - known as the Bentley Boys - 1st place: Woolf Barnato (1895-1948) and Tim Birkin (1896-1933) in a Bentley Speed 6 car (No.1); 2nd place: Jack Dunfee (1901-1975) and Glen Kidston (1891-1931) in a Bentley 4½ Litre car (No. 9); also taking 3rd place (No. 10) and 4th place (No. 8). The 24 Hours of Le Mans / 24 Heures du Mans motor race has been held near Le Mans in France since 1923. Published by Colourviews Ltd of Birmingham, England. Horizontal. Very good condition, slight creasing on margin.Country: UK, Year: 1968, Style: Sport Posters, Artist: Terence Cuneo, Size (cm): 82.5x74Read more

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“The Age of Steam:” The glamour of 1920's-1930's travel posters
This spring, vintage and retro travel posters are making their way onto the most stylish of walls, thanks to their sleek design and bold use of colour. AntikBar, which recently has moved to a wonderful new location at 404 King's Road, is celebrating their inaugural exhibition “The Age of Steam.”

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