TRANSPORT ART - MOTOR SPORT ART - CLASSIC CARS

AVIATION AND MARINE ART

TRANSPORT ART OF ALL TYPES BY TRANSPORT ARTIST DEREK ROBERTS

PAINTINGS FROM PHOTOGRAPHS

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        CLASSIC CARS   

            NOSTALGIA FOR CLASSIC CARS GROWS AS THEY ARE A TANGIBLE LINK WITH THE RECENT PAST, AND BELOW 

            IS A COLLECTION OF CLASSIC VEHICLES PORTRAYED IN SURROUNDINGS OF THE ERA. CLICK ON ANY OF THE 

            IMAGES BELOW TO ENLARGE.

        S4300001 HOWARD FINAL copy.jpg (305353 bytes)

     A GATHERING OF CLASSIC CARS OUTSIDE A PUB INCLUDING A BENTLEY

     S2 AND RILEY'S, ROVERS AND JAGUARS ETC., WHILE SOME OF THE OWNERS

     ENJOY A DRINK IN THE SUMMER SUNSHINE.

 

 

 

2CV BEACH PTG copy.jpg (276319 bytes)    CITROEN 2CV

   THE EVER POPULAR 2CV PICTURED ON A BEACH.

 

    A GREAT CAR TO OWN, LOTS OF FUN, AND MANY MODELS MADE OVER

    THE DECADES OF PRODUCTION.

 

 

BEACH BEETLE WEB W.jpg (229754 bytes)    VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE

    STILL ENJOYED BY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE, THE BEETLE PORTRAYED HERE

    ON A BEACH IS STILL POPULAR WITH SURFERS, AND HAS A GREAT         

    FOLLOWING WITH CLASSIC CAR ENTHUSIASTS.

 

 

 

 

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    'C' TYPE JAGUAR

   THIS PAINTING ENTITLED " C TYPE THRO' THE ESSES " WAS PUBLISHED AS

    A LIMITED EDITION PRINT, AND DEPICTS SIR STIRLING MOSS RACING AT 

    LE MANS IN THE 1950'S

 

 

 

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    A BUSY MORNING AT HEYES AND SON

   A TYPICAL SCENE AT A LOCAL GARAGE IN THE 60'S WITH A MK 2 ZODIAC

    AND A 2.4 JAGUAR, WHILE A LAND ROVER GETS ATTENTION IN THE

    GARAGE. SCENES  LIKE THIS ARE NOW RARE, AND THIS PAINTING WAS

    USED AS AN IMAGE FOR A JIG SAW PUZZLE.

 

GARAGE INT 2CV WEB.jpg (239195 bytes)

    FIVE MINUTES BREAK

   A CLASSIC SUNBEAM MOTOR CYCLE AND A 2CV, IN ONE OF ITS MANY

   GUISES, ARE SEEN HERE INSIDE AN OLD FASHIONED WORKSHOP, WHILE

   THE 'BOSS' HAS A BREAK.

 

 

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    A PAIR OF BRITISH CLASSICS

   AN AUSTIN HEALEY AND MGB PICTURED OUTSIDE THE OWNERS HOUSE

   IN THIS PAINTING, WHICH WAS A PRIVATE COMMISSION.

 

 

 

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   SCENE FROM THE EARLY 1900'S

   THIS SCENE WAS A COMMISSION FOR A GREETINGS CARD AND DEPICTS

   A HOTCHKISS AND JAMES MOTOR BIKE OUTSIDE A SMITHY IN WINTER.

 

 

 

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   A PAIR OF CLASSIC JAGUARS AT MONACO

   THIS SCENE WAS A PRIVATE COMMISSION FROM THE OWNER

   OF THE TWO VEHICLES.

 

 

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    MURRAY WALKER

   NO MENTION OF CLASSIC CARS OR MOTOR SPORT WOULD

   BE COMPLETE WITHOUT THE VENERABLE MURRAY WALKER

   DEPICTED HERE WITH MOSS AND MANSELL.

 

 

 

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    WHEN CAN I BRING IT IN?

   ANOTHER SCENE FROM YESTERYEAR WITH THE ROVER OWNER

   MAKING AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE 'BOSS' OF THE LOCAL

   VILLAGE GARAGE.

 

 

 

S4300010  VW PTG copy.jpg (228851 bytes)

    VOLKSWAGEN CAMPER VAN

   A FIRM FAVOURITE WITH THE SURFING AND BEACH FRATERNITY,

   THEY STILL PROVIDE RELIABLE AND DISTINCTIVE TRANSPORT,

   AND THEY'RE 'COOL'.

 

 

 

S4300002 57 CHEVY PTG copy.jpg (119593 bytes)

    A CLASSIC AMERICAN

   THE FAMOUS '57 CHEVROLET EVEN HAD A SONG WRITTEN

   ABOUT IT, AND REMAINS A FIRM FAVOURITE ON BOTH SIDES

   OF THE ATLANTIC.

 

 

 

S4300002  BEN PTG copy.jpg (210306 bytes)

    STATION IN WINTER

   A LOCAL STATION WITH A LAMBRETTA, FERGUSON TRACTOR,

   MORRIS MINOR AND BEDFORD COACH CONVEYING PEOPLE

   TO AND FROM THE STATION ON A WINTER EVENING

 

 

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    1927 ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM

   A QUICK STOP BY THE SEA WHILE M'LADY GATHERS SOME

   SEA SHELLS.

 

 

 

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    M.G. MIDGET AND SPITFIRE

   A SPITFIRE PILOT WAVES TO A FELLOW AIRMAN IN HIS M.G.,

   THE 'MUST HAVE' CAR FOR FIGHTER PILOTS IN WW 2.

 

 

 

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    FERRARI 250 GTO

   THE RARE FERRARI 250 GTO IS CONSIDERED BY SOME TO

   BE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL DESIGN EVER, AND IT WOULD

   BE HARD TO DISAGREE.

 

 

 

AVIATION

AIRFIELD.jpgAVSite.html.jpg (179843 bytes)    A WELL EARNED REST

    SPITFIRE PILOTS, IN A TYPICAL SCENE ON MANY AIRFIELDS IN THE SOUTH

    OF ENGLAND IN THE 1940'S, HAVING A WELL DESERVED BREAK FROM THE

    DEFENSE OF THE SKIES OVER BRITAIN.

 

hawks WEB.jpg (175239 bytes)    HAWKS ACROSS THE VALE

    A PAIR OF HAWK JETS ON A TRAINING FLIGHT ACROSS THE VALE OF CLWYD

    IN NORTH WALES, AND BELOW IS THE TOWN OF RUTHIN.

    MANY THANKS TO THE R.A.F. FOR THEIR HELP. (Prints of this painting available)

 

S4300006 STUKA  PTG copy EMAIL.jpg (150134 bytes)    STUKAS !

   HURRICANES BREAK UP AN ATTACK BY STUKA DIVE BOMBERS ON A

   MILITARY CONVOY IN THE WESTERN DESERT SOMETIME IN 1942.

 

 

SPITFIRES WHITE CLIFFS WEB.jpg (197458 bytes)

    TALLY HO !

   A PAIR OF SPITFIRES CLIMB TO JOIN THE ACTION ABOVE, SOMEWHERE

   OVER THE SOUTH COAST IN 1940

 

 

 

 

 

FRED DIBNAH

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   AN OIL SKETCH OF ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S FAVOURITE

    CHARACTERS WHO GENERATED AN INTEREST IN ALL THINGS

    MECHANICAL, AND PARTICULARLY IN THE GREAT HERITAGE

    OF STEAM ENGINES AND THE VICTORIAN AGE. HE WILL BE

    SADLY MISSED EVEN BY THOSE WHOSE MECHANICAL

    UNDERSTANDING IS NIL..............

 

 

 

 

MARINE

    MILFORD SOUND

 

    FISHING BOATS AT REST IN MILFORD

    SOUND ON THE SOUTH ISLAND OF

    NEW ZEALAND.

 

 

 

 

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    STS MALCOLM MILLER

   THIS BEAUTIFUL SAIL TRAINING SHIP APPEARED IN THE

   T.V. SERIES ' THE ONEDIN LINE', AND IS SEEN HERE UNDER

   FULL SAIL SOMEWHERE OFF THE ENGLISH COAST.

 

 

   HOME PORT

   A WATERCOLOUR PAINTING DEPICTING TALL

   SHIPS IN PORT BUSY LOADING AND UNLOADING

   CARGO FROM DISTANT LANDS.

 

 

 

TRUCKS & TRAINS

   CORWEN STATION

   THE STATION IN CORWEN, NORTH WALES, AS IT

   WAS JUST BEFORE CLOSURE IN THE 1960'S. THE MAIN

   BUILDING REMAINS TO THIS DAY, BUT ALAS, ALL

   THE OTHER TRACES OF 60'S ACTIVITY HAS GONE.

 

 

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    1950'S CHESTER

   EASTGATE STREET ON A BUSY MORNING, IN THE DAYS

   WHEN YOU COULD PARK ANYWHERE, AND POLICEMEN

   ON 'POINT DUTY' HELPED WITH THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC.

 

 

Eastgate WEB.jpg (63899 bytes)

    EASTGATE IN CHESTER AGAIN BUT THIS TIME LOOKING

   IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION SHOWING 'WOOLWORTHS'

   ON THE LEFT, AS WELL AS MARTINS BANK, THE

   KARDOMAH CAFE AND MACFISHERIES.

 

 

Untitled-4 F JONES QUARRY EMAIL.jpg (353918 bytes)

    WAITING TO LOAD

   A FLEET OF TRUCKS BELONGING TO A LOCAL HAULIER

   WAITING THEIR TURN TO TRANSPORT YET ANOTHER

   LOAD OF STONE.

 

Untitled-1.jpgart scania.jpg (82478 bytes)    SCANIA AT WORK

    THE EVER POPULAR SCANIA, SEEN HERE HAULING A CATTLE

    TRAILER.

 

 

 

Untitled-1 LEVEL CROSSING copy.jpg (58477 bytes)    WINTER NIGHT

    SNOW, COLD AND THE GLOW OF THE STATION CAFE

    BRING NOSTALGIA TO THIS 60'S SCENE OF A BUSY 

    COUNTRY STATION IN WINTER.

 

 

Untitled-7 IRVING TRUCK WEB.jpg (347520 bytes)    DAF TRUCK

    A DAF TRUCK BELONGING TO IRVING TRANSPORT

    NEAR NOTTINGHAM, AND LOOKING VERY SMART

    IN ITS FINE LIVERY.

 

 

Untitled-5 derwen stn copy.jpg (85920 bytes)    DERWEN STATION

    A COUNTRY STATION IN NORTH WALES IN THE  60'S

    JUST BEFORE CLOSURE. THE LOCAL COAL MERCHANT

    BAGS UP THE COAL READY FOR DELIVERY IN THE 

    NEARBY VILLAGES.

 

Untitled-2 ruthin stn copy.jpg (161504 bytes)    RUTHIN STATION

   ONE OF THE MAIN STATIONS ON THE DENBIGH TO

    CORWEN LINE IN NORTH WALES JUST BEFORE

    CLOSURE IN THE 60'S. NO TRACE REMAINS TO THIS

    DAY SADLY.

 

 

 

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