Woman in a sports car at the Olympia Motor Show, 1932.
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A photograph of a woman in a Riley Lincock sports coupe at the Motor Show in Olympia, London, taken by George Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 12 October, 1932. This Riley sports car cost £338. Riley had been making a popular range of saloon and sports cars since 1905. The company began to struggle in the late 1930s, and was bought out by William Morris in 1938. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.