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"Step into the glamorous world of Monte: From iconic Monaco Grand Prix posters to vintage Bentley cars, this caption takes you on a journey through time

Background imageMonte Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1957

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1957
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 19th May 1957. The race was won by Juan Manuel Fangio in a Maserati. 1957

Background imageMonte Collection: Captain Woolf Barnato with his Bentley

Captain Woolf Barnato with his Bentley
Captain Woolf Barnato with his Speed Six Bentley fitted with a racing body. Woolf Barnato had just beaten the Blue Train from Monte Carlo to Calais in this (or similar) car

Background imageMonte Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1932

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1932
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - held on the 17th April 1932. The race was won by Tazio Nuvolari in an Alfa Romeo. 1932

Background imageMonte Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1956

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1956
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 13th May 1956. The race was won by Stirling Moss in a Maserati. 1956

Background imageMonte Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1931

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1931
Poster for the 3rd Monaco Grand Prix - held on the 19th April 1931. The race was won by Louis Chiron in a Bugatti. 1931

Background imageMonte Collection: ANGELICO, Fra (1387-1455). The Annunciation

ANGELICO, Fra (1387-1455). The Annunciation. 1430s. Renaissance art. Quattrocento. Tempera on wood. ITALY. San Giovanni Valdarno. Museum of the Basilica de Santa Maria de la Gracia. Proc: MONACO

Background imageMonte Collection: Mini Coopers ex Monte Carlo Rally

Mini Coopers ex Monte Carlo Rally

Background imageMonte Collection: Poster advertising trains to the Cote d Azur

Poster advertising trains to the Cote d Azur
Poster for French railways, advertising services to the Cote d Azur, with its warm winters and dry summers. Trains call at Menton, Monte Carlo, Nice, Juan les Pins, Cannes, St Raphael, Hyeres

Background imageMonte Collection: Principality of Monaco: the Casino and hotels (Monte Carlo)

Principality of Monaco: the Casino and hotels (Monte Carlo). Date: 1923

Background imageMonte Collection: ANGELICO, Fra. The Annunciation Altarpiece

ANGELICO, Fra. The Annunciation Altarpiece
ANGELICO, Fra (1387-1455). The Annunciation. 1430s. Left lower detail of the predella, depicting the wedding between Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph. Renaissance art. Quattrocento. Tempera on wood

Background imageMonte Collection: Sketch of gambling at the Monte Carlo Casino, 1920s

Sketch of gambling at the Monte Carlo Casino, 1920s. Artwork by Wynn Date: 1929

Background imageMonte Collection: Variety Theatre, Monte Saldo

Variety Theatre, Monte Saldo
English born Monte Saldo 1879 - 1949 (real name A. M. Woolaston). Strong-man, Gymnast and also an artists model. Here he is photographed in various statuesque classical poses as well as in the more

Background imageMonte Collection: Monte Carlo advertisement 1931

Monte Carlo advertisement 1931
Stylish advertisement for Monte Carlo on the French Riviera, winter sun destination for the smart and well-heeled, suggesting that you can enjoy both sport

Background imageMonte Collection: Pigeon shoot Poster

Pigeon shoot Poster
Poster for the TIR AUX PIGEONS at Monte Carlo where fashionable people in smart clothes shoot live pigeons for fun

Background imageMonte Collection: Advert / Monte Carlo Beach

Advert / Monte Carlo Beach
Advertisement promoting Monte Carlo beach

Background imageMonte Collection: Monte Bello atomic test

Monte Bello atomic test
First British atomic test, Monte Bello islands, Australia on the 3rd October 1952 Date: 3rd October 1952

Background imageMonte Collection: Triumph Southern Cross

Triumph Southern Cross
The Triumph-Gloria Southern Cross : earlier models performed well in the Monte Carlo and Alpine trials. Date: 1936

Background imageMonte Collection: Italian Alpini climbing Monte Adamello

Italian Alpini climbing Monte Adamello
Italian Alpini troops forming a zig-zag line as they ascend Monte Adamello during their Alpine struggle against the Austrians in World War I

Background imageMonte Collection: Saint Scholastica

Saint Scholastica
SAINT SCHOLASTICA Italian nun of Plombariola, near Monte Cassino where her friend St Benedict lived

Background imageMonte Collection: Inverary Pier, Loch Fyne: Morning Inverary Pier, Loch Shira Monte Rosa Monte Rosa

Inverary Pier, Loch Fyne: Morning Inverary Pier, Loch Shira Monte Rosa Monte Rosa Mortlake, Joseph Mallord William Turner, 1775-1851, British

Background imageMonte Collection: Daredevil Diver Leslie Gadsby, Shanklin Pier, Isle of Wight

Daredevil Diver Leslie Gadsby, Shanklin Pier, Isle of Wight and his variety of crazy dives, including a 90ft dive in a sack, a 45ft long arm balance

Background imageMonte Collection: A gaucho of the Estancia Bonanza looking at Mount Fitz Roy, El Chalten, Argentina. (MR)

A gaucho of the Estancia Bonanza looking at Mount Fitz Roy, El Chalten, Argentina. (MR)

Background imageMonte Collection: The casino at Monte Carlo by C. Morse

The casino at Monte Carlo by C. Morse
The mecca of the Cote d Azur, artists impression of the famous Casino Terraces at Monte Carlo on the French Riviera. Hither come pleasure-seekers from all quarters of the globe to bask in

Background imageMonte Collection: The Mountbattens at Monte Carlo

The Mountbattens at Monte Carlo
Lord and Lady Louis Mountbatten pictured with their elder daughter Patricia at Monte Carlo heading it appears from their swimwear, to the beach. Date: 1931

Background imageMonte Collection: Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1950

Monaco Grand Prix Poster - 1950
Monaco Grand Prix Poster - held on the 21st May 1950. The race was won by Juan Manuel Fangio in an Alfa Romeo. 1950

Background imageMonte Collection: Aphrodite, called Hera Borghese. Monte Calvo. 2nd century

Aphrodite, called Hera Borghese. Monte Calvo. 2nd century AD. Goddess of Love. Roman marble copy of a Greek bronze statue of the Classical Period. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Copenhagen, Denmark

Background imageMonte Collection: London Transport trolley bus

London Transport trolley bus
A London Transport trolley bus, serving Hampton Court

Background imageMonte Collection: Washington DC, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Washington DC, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
2030-306306-01

Background imageMonte Collection: Monte Pellegrino, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Monte Pellegrino, Palermo, Sicily, Italy. Date: late 19th century

Background imageMonte Collection: Picture No. 11073907

Picture No. 11073907
Monte Vettore in snow Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy

Background imageMonte Collection: British troops resting after six days fighting, 1944

British troops resting after six days fighting, 1944
A group of jocular British soldiers take a rest after six days spent attacking the strongly defended German positions on Mounts Camino and Maggiore, fighting through thick mud and unceasing rain

Background imageMonte Collection: Lugano, San Salvatore from Monte Bre, Tessin, Switzerland Lu

Lugano, San Salvatore from Monte Bre, Tessin, Switzerland Lu
Lugano, San Salvatore from Monte Bre, Tessin, Switzerland. Date between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900

Background imageMonte Collection: Panoramic view of Rome from The Pincian Hill

Panoramic view of Rome from The Pincian Hill (Monte Pincio, from Latin Mons Pincius). Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMonte Collection: Les Papillons - a Monte Carlo impression by Lewis Baumer

Les Papillons - a Monte Carlo impression by Lewis Baumer
A colourful Mediterranean scene of Monte Carlo during the 1920s showing fashionably and gaily dressed women carrying paper parasols promenading along by the sea

Background imageMonte Collection: The Latest Spelling Test by William Heath Robinson

The Latest Spelling Test by William Heath Robinson
A desperate effort to instil good luck into a five-franc plaque before returning to the Casino. Illustration by William Heath Robinson (1872-1944)

Background imageMonte Collection: British Soldiers resting near Monte Camino; Second World War

British Soldiers resting near Monte Camino; Second World War
Photograph showing a group of British infantry taking a break, near Monte Camino, Italy, 1943. This unit had just been involved in six days of continuous fighting

Background imageMonte Collection: Flight path

Flight path
Chechi Peinado

Background imageMonte Collection: Trapani and Aigadian Islands, Sicily, Italy

Trapani and Aigadian Islands, Sicily, Italy
Trapani and the Aigadian Islands from Castle Monte San Giuliano, Sicily

Background imageMonte Collection: Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo

Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo in the 1930s. Date: 1930s

Background imageMonte Collection: Tir Aux Pigeons (Sem)

Tir Aux Pigeons (Sem)
The great thing about Le tir aux pigeons at Monte Carlo is that you can do it in your best clothes, theres no danger and no one (except the pigeons) gets hurt... Date: 1905

Background imageMonte Collection: The Bystander Riviera Number 1923

The Bystander Riviera Number 1923
The front cover of The Bystander Riviera Number. A colour illustration showing a glamorous couple stood overlooking a moonlit Monte Carlo

Background imageMonte Collection: Monte, Roulette Tables

Monte, Roulette Tables
The ROULETTE TABLE in the Salle Schmitt

Background imageMonte Collection: Elsa Schiaparelli and daughter Gogo at Monte Carlo

Elsa Schiaparelli and daughter Gogo at Monte Carlo
Elsa Schiaparelli (1890 - 1973), Italian fashion designer, pictured on holiday at Monte Carlo in the company of her daughter, Gogo. Date: 1938

Background imageMonte Collection: Monte Carlo Rally

Monte Carlo Rally
Dani Sordo (ESP), Hyundai Motorsport WRC at FIA World Rally Championship, Rd1, Rally Monte Carlo, Preparations and Shakedown, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 18 January 2017

Background imageMonte Collection: Monte Carlo Rally

Monte Carlo Rally
Fans at FIA World Rally Championship, Rd1, Rally Monte Carlo, Day Three, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 22 January 2017

Background imageMonte Collection: Monte Carlo Rally

Monte Carlo Rally
Elfyn Evans (GBR) / Daniel Barritt (GBR), M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta WRC at FIA World Rally Championship, Rd1, Rally Monte Carlo, Day Two, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 21 January 2017

Background imageMonte Collection: Monte Carlo Rally

Monte Carlo Rally
Bryan Bouffier (FRA) / Denis Giraudet (FRA), Gemini Clinic Rally Ford Fiesta WRC2 on the podium at FIA World Rally Championship, Rd1, Rally Monte Carlo, Day Three, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 22 January 2017

Background imageMonte Collection: Monte Carlo Rally

Monte Carlo Rally
Ott Tanak (EST) / Martin Jarveoja (EST), M-Sport World Rally Team Ford Fiesta WRC at FIA World Rally Championship, Rd1, Rally Monte Carlo, Day Three, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 22 January 2017



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"Step into the glamorous world of Monte: From iconic Monaco Grand Prix posters to vintage Bentley cars, this caption takes you on a journey through time. In 1957, the Monaco Grand Prix Poster showcased the thrilling race that captivated audiences. Traveling back even further, we find ourselves in 1932 with another striking poster for the same event. Captain Woolf Barnato and his beloved Bentley steal the spotlight as they conquer the racing scene. But Monte is not just about fast cars and adrenaline-fueled races; it also offers serene beauty. The 1956 Monaco Grand Prix Poster transports us to a picturesque coastal paradise where trains whisk visitors away to the enchanting Cote d'Azur. And speaking of journeys, Mini Coopers from past Monte Carlo Rallies remind us of their triumphs on challenging terrains. Art enthusiasts will appreciate Fra Angelico's masterpiece "The Annunciation, " which adds a touch of spirituality to our exploration of Monte's cultural heritage. Meanwhile, a sketch from the 1920s captures the excitement and allure surrounding gambling at the famous Monte Carlo Casino. As we delve deeper into this captivating destination, we discover more treasures like an exquisite altarpiece by Fra Angelico and an enticing advertisement from 1931 that beckons travelers to experience all that Monte Carlo has to offer. Finally, no visit would be complete without marveling at Principality of Monaco's crown jewel - its majestic Casino surrounded by luxurious hotels in Monte Carlo. "