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Massed motorcycles and riders with numbers by Grandstand, Glencrutchery Road, Douglas

Date(s): 1920s

Creator(s): Taggart, Louis Henry

Scope & Content: Start line photo of the 1922 Junior and Lightweight Race. The newly introduced Lightweight race was won by journalist Geoff Davison. Newcomer Wal Hadley set the fastest lap before breaking down. The Junior race was won by Manxman Tom Sheard - the first Manx TT winner. Stanley Woods was another newcomer - he finished 5th, even after being briefly set on fire when he pitted for fuel.


Language: eng

Extent: 10 x 13 cm

Item name: 'english large' glass negative

Collection: Photographic Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: PG/13630/4/051


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