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Images relating to the 1947 International Road Race. The images include racing drivers Louis Chiron in his Maserati racing car, and Leslie Johnson in a Darracq [see JWP 17/5/1947 p 1, 3, 5 and 6, EP 8/5/1947 p 1, 3 and 5, and EP Sports Edition 10/5/1947 p 1 to 3]. The images were produced from the negatives depicted in Contact Sheet 12 of Red Contact File 20 from the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive.

Negatives have been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as high quality jpg files. The quality of the images is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference L/A/75/A4/20/CS12/2
Date May 8th 1947 - May 17th 1947
Names Jersey Weekly Post
International Road Race
Chiron, Louis
Maserati
Johnson, Leslie
Darracq (Racing Car)
Syvret, E G
Keywords photographic negatives | contact sheets | old photos | 1940s | International Road Race | racing drivers | racing cars | motor sport | motorsports | motor racing | motor-racing | spectators | online sports
Category L/A-Businesses
Places Victoria Avenue
Dimensions 5 35mm negative
Language English
Level of description File
Access restrictions Closed for Preservation. Please view digital images online.
Closed until 2100

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Images relating to the 1947 International Road Race. The images include racing drivers Louis Chiron in his Maserati racing car, and Leslie Johnson in a Darracq (see JWP 17/5/1947 p 1, 3, 5 and 6, EP 8/5/1947 p 1, 3 and 5, and EP Sports Edition 10/5/1947 p 1 to 3). The images were produced from the negatives depicted in Contact Sheet 12 of Red Contact File 20 from the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive.
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