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Lot 977: Amelia Aerhart Awesome Wire Photos (12)
Tremendous collection of twelve original, 1st generation wire photos. From the 1920s-30s they include the key image of her fated flight when she was lost at sea. Also: becoming the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic (laying wreath at grave of the French Unknown Soldier), her welcoming in New York, her marriage to mega-publisher George Palmer Putnam, portrait after meeting Prince of Wales, and more. Mostly 7x9", overall EX-MT, tremendous quality.
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