C S Rolls behind the wheel of his 24 hp Mors motor car, 1902.
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This Mors was the first car used on army manoeuvres in Britain, and the photograph shows Major General Douglas sitting in the pasenger seat. Photograph taken from an album of images compiled by Charles Stewart Rolls (1877-1910), English motor car manufacturer and aviator. Rolls founded Rolls-Royce Ltd with Sir Frederick Henry Royce (1863-1933) in 1906, creating one of the world's most famous marques. Prior to forming the company, Rolls had a succesful busines asembling and selling imported French cars in London.