'The Manufacture of Triumph Cars at Triumph Works, Coventry', 1933.
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A photograph of a worker on the car asembly line at Triumph Works, Coventry, England, taken by Leslie Cardew in 1933 for the Daily Herald newspaper. The employee stands at a workstation, making adjustments to a piece of machinery in a vice. The first Triumph motor car, the model 10/20, was manufactured by the Triumph Cycle Company in Coventry in 1923. The last, the saloon car Triumph Acclaim, rolled off the British Leyland asembly line in 1984. 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.