Silver Bullet

Made:
1934-01-08 in United Kingdom
photographer:
Edward George Malindine

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'Silver Bullet' A photograph of the Sunbeam 'Silver Bullet', taken by Malindine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 8 January, 1934
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A photograph of the Sunbeam 'Silver Bullet', taken in January 1934 by Edward G Malindine for the Daily Herald.

In 1930, the 'Silver Bullet' car was driven by Kaye Don in an attempt to break the world land speed record at Daytona Beach, Florida. However, despite its streamlined shape and powerful engine, the car only managed 190mph.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/C06062
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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