1959 BSA C11
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Everything you need to know about our handcrafted bespoke automotive wall art:

  • Ready-to-hang, handmade from sustainable, museum-quality materials.
  • Made in Britain to exacting standards; allow a minimum of 3 working days.
  • Hand-signed and numbered certificate of authenticity and brushed aluminium decal on the reverse, with every order.
  • Fast free premium tracked UK shipping and competitive international delivery.
  • Fully bespoke, we can create any image, any size, any print format, but always limited to 100 units, ever.
  • We offer a range of alternative natural wood framing materials; simply select ‘Wood Frame’ and let us know immediately after you place your order (free upgrade).
  • Still want to know more? Read our FAQs, get in touch or check out our latest orders and customer reviews.

Check out our latest customer orders here.

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Limited100 by Abby Bowers

1959 BSA C11

Regular price £119.00 £0.00 Unit price per

Everything you need to know about our handcrafted bespoke automotive wall art:

  • Ready-to-hang, handmade from sustainable, museum-quality materials.
  • Made in Britain to exacting standards; allow a minimum of 3 working days.
  • Hand-signed and numbered certificate of authenticity and brushed aluminium decal on the reverse, with every order.
  • Fast free premium tracked UK shipping and competitive international delivery.
  • Fully bespoke, we can create any image, any size, any print format, but always limited to 100 units, ever.
  • We offer a range of alternative natural wood framing materials; simply select ‘Wood Frame’ and let us know immediately after you place your order (free upgrade).
  • Still want to know more? Read our FAQs, get in touch or check out our latest orders and customer reviews.

Check out our latest customer orders here.

ready to hang car wall art print and frame size comparison uk

Find your perfect print format; framed, canvas and aluminium composite:

classic and supercar framed canvas and vintage metal wall art

EXCLUSIVE TO LIMITED100
At Limited100 we work in partnership with a carefully selected group of the finest, most skilled automotive photographers. Our curators hand-pick every artwork we offer in order to provide you with an unmatched selection of limited edition British sports bike prints. We are proud to commission "1959 BSA C11" by Abby Bowers, which is available exclusively at Limited100.

LIMITED EDITION PRINTS
We guarantee that we will only ever produce 100 of each image, regardless of your print size and material. To verify that your print is one of 100, we include a certificate of authenticity detailing which edition your product is, complete with our curator's and the artist's signature and details of your artwork including title and your specific print dimension and format variation.

PRODUCT OPTIONS
Your 1 of 100 print can be handmade in any of the following sizes and styles:

Sizes:

  • XL (1189mm x 928)
  • L (841mm x 656)
  • M (594mm x 464)
  • S (420mm x 328)

    Styles:

    • Fine Art Paper
      • Print-Only
      • Framed (Polcore)
        • Wood Grain
        • Black Wood Grain
        • White Wood Grain
    • Canvas Print (Mounted on Natural Wood Internal Frame)
    • Aluminium Composite

    Frame Mount Options:

    • No Mount
    • White Mount
    • Cream Mount
    • Black Mount
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              ABOUT THE ARTIST
              "Photography has always been a passion, whether it’s picking my way through old family albums of saturated, grainy captures or taking terrible flash shots on a disposable camera. I’m fascinated by moments frozen in time in beautiful photographic memory. Even those gritty, dark, less aesthetically pleasing instances. The inspiration for my images doesn’t stem from other car imagery, or even the car itself. I’m inspired by TV programs like Life on Mars, vintage film photographs that were captured not as art, but as a means to tell a story and the works of artists such as Tish Martha, Berndt & Hilla Becker and Martin Parr to name a few. In my images I aim to capture the atmosphere of the moment so that when the photograph is viewed by again that person feels every ounce of emotion that I did taking the shot."

              ABOUT THIS COMMISSION
              Captured here by Abby Bowers, the BSA C11 is a British motorcycle that was manufactured by the Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA) at their factory in Armoury Road, Small Heath, between 1939 and 1956. Actor Steve McQueen owned a 1951 BSA C11. The C11 was a pre-unit single-cylinder developed before the Second World War from the side valve C10. Fitted with overhead valves and displacing 249cc, the C11 was launched in 1939 and continued to be developed into the 1950s. The C11 frame was improved in 1951 when BSA added plunger rear suspension.

              Although British armed forces only used a few BSA C11s as lightweight transport (having selected instead the BSA M20), in 1940 530 C11s were ordered in military specification by the Office of the High Commission of India. Modifications for war use included a rear carrier over the mudguard, an additional air filter on the fuel tank and a magneto dyno in place of the coil.