Driving an automobile required a high degree to technical dexterity, mechanical skill, special clothing including hat, gloves, duster coat, goggles and boots. Tires were notoriously unreliable and changing one was an excruciating experience. Fuel was a problem, since gasoline was in short supply
The exhibition will show how the use of propaganda is not restricted to war time. This image shows the cover of a Bert the Turtle's 'Duck and Cover record' which in the 1950s told US youngsters how to prepare for a nuclear attack (British Library)
A striking image of a young girl under the YWCA symbol. Done by Neysa M. McMein, one of the few women artists who actually served at the front in France during WWI, and who would become a world class women’s portrait painter in the 1920s.