Women at the Wheel

These postcards feature leading stage personalities and society figures showing off behind the wheel of the latest motorcars in the first decade of the 20th century. Many of these photographs appeared in society magazines.

Isabel Jay
Isabel Jay

driving her 'Spyker' car

Evie Greene and Jessie Brown
Evie Greene and Jessie Brown
Delia Mason
Delia Mason
Lillie Langtry
Lillie Langtry
Constance Collier + Lettice Fairfax
Constance Collier + Lettice Fairfax
An unidentified family
An unidentified family
'A Daring Trip'
'A Daring Trip'

Phyllis and Zena Dare with Warwick Wright

TP266 Phyllis and Zena Dare driving thei
TP266 Phyllis and Zena Dare driving thei
Evie Greene
Evie Greene
Marie Studholme
Marie Studholme

photographed by Foulsham and Banfield

Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland
Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland

with her daughter, Lady Rosemary Sutherland-Leveson-Gower

Ivy Close
Ivy Close

in her eight horse power Rover car, presented to her by the Daily Mirror, 1908

Doris Stocker
Doris Stocker

driving Alice Russon and Zena Dare

Gertie Millar and Lionel Monckton
Gertie Millar and Lionel Monckton
TP273 Gladys Cooper in her car, postcard
TP273 Gladys Cooper in her car, postcard
Unidentified woman
Unidentified woman

at the Brighton Motor Trials, 1905