Louis Chiron at wheel of Bugatti Type 51 racing car

Made:
1932 in Nurburgring
photographer:
Zoltan Glass

A photograph of Louis Alexandre Chiron (1899-1979) in a Bugatti Type 51 racing car, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1932. This photograph of Chiron, a Racing driver from Monaco, was taken at the Nurburgring, Germany.

A photograph of Louis Alexandre Chiron (1899-1979) in a Bugatti Type 51 racing car, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1932.

This photograph of Chiron, a racing driver from Monaco, was taken at the Nurburgring, Germany. Among other victories Chiron was five times winner of the French Grand Prix, and three times winner of the Spanish Grand Prix.

Zoltan Glass was a motorsport enthusiast and amateur racer. Between 1931 and 1936 he photographed many of the important races held at the Nurburgring and the Avus Circuit in Germany.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5018/125
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.