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Title
Tetzlaff in Fiat, Santa Monica, May 4, 1912
Creator
Palmerston, H. F
Date Created and/or Issued
1912
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Image of American racecar driver Teddy Tetzlaff driving the Fiat that he won the Free-For-All Road Race in at Santa Monica, California, on May 4, 1912. Spectators, including a policeman watch from the sidewalk. "Owensmouth Baby" written on the side of the automobile.
"Tetzlaff in Fiat, Santa Monica, May 4, 1912. Palmerston Photo B193"--text, on item. Title and date transcribed from item. The Santa Monica Road Races were held from 1909 until 1919. The course was 8.4 miles, and run on city streets Ocean Avenue, Wilshire Blvd. and San Vicente Blvd. (Source: Santa Monica Public Library Image Archives.)
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : print ; sheet 8.7 x 13.8 cm (postcard format)
Identifier
photCL_555
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/19859
Subject
Tetzlaff, Teddy, 1883-1929
Automobile racing
Automobiles, Racing
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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