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[Photographs of the 1956 Indy 500]

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[Photographs of the 1956 Indy 500]

75.00

A series of 3 elevated views captured about the start of the 1956 Indianapolis 500 from the photographer's nest located high above Turn 1 of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The clear, enlarged views include one image of the official pace car for 1956, a limited edition DeSoto Convertible, leading the way as the pack assembled behind. 

The photographic paper stock seems about contemporary with the event, though some light imperfections about the exposures seems to indicate the negatives had a bit of wear, suggesting a possibly later striking. An impressive group regardless.  

[Photography] : [Auto Racing]. [Photographs of the Start of the 1956 Indianapolis 500]. [Indianapolis, Indiana]: [1956]. 3 silver gelatin black and white photographs. Bordered prints, approximately 11" x 14" on double weight, matte finish stock. Some moderate, unobtrusive curling about edges, mild edge, corner wear. About very good overall.

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A series of 3 elevated views captured about the start of the 1956 Indianapolis 500 from the photographer's nest located high above Turn 1 of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The clear, enlarged views include one image of the official pace car for 1956, a limited edition DeSoto Convertible, leading the way as the pack assembled behind. 

The photographic paper stock seems about contemporary with the event, though some light imperfections about the exposures seems to indicate the negatives had a bit of wear, suggesting a possibly later striking. An impressive group regardless.  

[Photography] : [Auto Racing]. [Photographs of the Start of the 1956 Indianapolis 500]. [Indianapolis, Indiana]: [1956]. 3 silver gelatin black and white photographs. Bordered prints, approximately 11" x 14" on double weight, matte finish stock. Some moderate, unobtrusive curling about edges, mild edge, corner wear. About very good overall.