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Lord Austin of Longbridge (1866–1941)

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: British Motor Industry Heritage Trust

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Herbert Austin was born in Buckinghamshire but emigrated with his family to Australia when only young. He took up a career in engineering and subsequently moved to Sydney where he joined the Wolseley Sheep Shearing Machine Co. In 1893 Austin returned to England to help Wolseley set up a new base in Birmingham. This was the dawn of the motor car and Austin was caught up in the spirit of the new machine.

British Motor Museum

Gaydon


Date

1952

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 101 x W 76 cm

Accession number

1980/6/1

Acquisition method

gift, 1986

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

signed, and inscribed: posthumous


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