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Back to the 1950s Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Bringing history from the AFP archives into your space with prints capturing 50s events

Choose from 23 pictures in our Back to the 1950s collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with Agence France-Presse (AFP).


France-Car Racing-Gordini Featured Back to the 1950s Print

France-Car Racing-Gordini

Amedee Gordini, Italian-born French sport car driver and manufacturer stands next to his racing car in the 1950s during LeMans 24 hours car race.The Gordini firm was founded by Amedee nicknamed "Le Sorcier" (The Sorcerer). At the beginning Gordini had close ties with Simca. Gordini competed in Formula One from 1950 to 1956. Later Gordini worked with Renault as an engine tuner and finally sold his firm to Renault. With a Gordini modified 1,600 cc engine, the Alpine/Renault combination continued into the 1970s, and became one of Europe's most successful championship rallying cars ? the European Championship was won in 1970 (by Jean-Claude Andruet), and the World Championship in 1971 and 1973. In 1974, Alpine was taken over by Regie Renault. AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO

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