Mechanics at work

Made:
1934 in Germany
photographer:
Zoltan Glass
Mechanics working on Mercedes-Benz W25 record-breaking coupe racing car

Mechanics working on Mercedes-Benz W25 record-breaking coupe racing car
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

A photograph of a group of mechanics working on Mercedes-Benz W25 record-breaking coupe racing car, taken by Zoltan Glass in 1934.

In 1934 German driver Rudolf Caracciola (1901-1959) established a world record in the car, covering a measured mile in 30.71 seconds from a standing start.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Collection:
Zoltan Glass Collection
Object Number:
1991-5018/668
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford