Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, with his racing car

Made:
1932 in Berlin
photographer:
Zoltan Glass

Earl Howe stands beside his 1927 Delage GP straight-8 racing car, Berlin Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

A photograph of Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe (1884-1964) with his 1927 Delage GP Straight-8 racing car, taken in Berlin by Zoltan Glass in 1932.

A photograph of Francis Curzon, 5th Earl Howe, with his 1927 Delage GP Straight-8 racing car, taken in Berlin by Zoltan Glass in 1932.

Francis Curzon (1884-1964) only began his racing career aged 44. He went on to compete in many national and international races, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He was resident of the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC) from 1929 to 1964, and the BRDC still has a trophy named in his honour.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5018/285
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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