‘Le Mans, 1953′ by Geo Ham
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Geo Ham (Georges Hamel, French 1900-1972).
‘Le Mans 1953, Duncan Hamilton C-type’.
An important original watercolour and gouache artwork depicting Duncan Hamilton in a C-type Jaguar leading Sanesi and Carini in the Alfa Romeo 6C in the 1953 Le Mans 24 hour endurance race. Signed Geo Ham, and written in the borders in pencil Rolt-Hamilton s/Jaguar 24 Heures 1953. Mounted, framed and glazed.
Size: 17 x 15 inches (43 x 38 cm).
The 21st annual 24 hour endurance race run in 1953 was a triumphant event for British drivers Tony Rolt and Duncan Hamilton, completing the race with an average speed of well over 105 mph in their Jaguar XK ‘C’.
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