Driver posing in Thomas Flyer automobile, 1909 New York to Seattle Tour pathfinding expedition
View of driver posing in Thomas Flyer car during the 1909 New York to Seattle Tour pathfinding expedition. Driver displays pennant that reads: "Ocean to ocean, A.Y.P. contest." Banner on back of car reads: "The famous Thomas Flyer, world champion of the New York-Paris Race." Stamped on back: "Spooner and Wells, 1931 Broadway, New York, duplicates any time, enlargements all sizes, tel. 3472-3473 Col., credit appreciated." Handwritten on back: "Tours--Thomas Flyer pathfinder, N.Y. to Seattle Tour, 1909."