Robert Burman

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Title

Robert Burman

Description

A photographic postcard of Bob Burman in a Peugeot car. The Peugeot family started manufacturing cars in France during the 1890s. They were an early pioneer in car racing. Robert Burman (April 23, 1884 - April 8, 1916) was an American race car driver. He was killed in 1916 during a road race when his open cockpit Peugeot car rolled over. Burman's races were often printed in the Rockford, Illinois newspapers.

Date

circa 1916

Rights

Midway Village Museum

Format

jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

85.109(I).908d

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5.25" x 3.25"

Citation

“Robert Burman,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed June 18, 2024, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3691.