Second running of the Tour after WWII
A- Condition linen backed
Tour De France fan route map with hand written stage winners.
Includes vignettes of the featured riders including Jean Robic (1947 winner).
Original Vintage Bicycle Poster archivally mounted on linen
General Classification Winner: Gino Bartali (Italy)
King of the Mountains Winner: Gino Bartali (Italy)
Team Classification Winner: Belgium
This year frame numbers were introduced to identify riders. It is the first year cyclists from Australia entered the race and there were two from Australia. Also of interest, there were 11 former of future TDF winners on the starting line for this race, a record which still stands today!