Frederick Gordon Crosby (1885-1943): 'The Best of 1938'

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    71
  • Location

Description

Frederick Gordon Crosby (1885-1943): 'The Best of 1938', signed and dated '38, mixed media, monochrome montage on artist's board, the overall image depicts nine separate motor racing scenes, each with hand-written title panel:

British driver Richard Seaman, triumphs with a Mercedes in the German G.P.

Louis Gerard's Delage wins the Tourist Trophy at Donington.

An Austin victory early in the year when Charles Dobson won the Empire Trophy (with pencil correction to Dodson).

Percy Maclure wins the International Trophy from Raymond Mays by 1 1/5 sec.

Nuvolari, the Italian Ace, drives an Auto-Union to victory in the Donington G.P.

Earl Howe scores a popular win in South Africa.

Raymond Mays' E.R.A. regains the Shelsley record in 37.86 sec.

St.J. Horsfall's Aston-Martin wins at Leinster.

and

Arthur Dobson and "Bira" duelled with their E.R.A.s in many races,

the lower left hand image with line scored around edges, 54.5 x 78cm, framed and glazed.