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19: Aeronautical training during World War I photos

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Title: Album of approximately 275 original snapshot photographs of aviators and aeronautical training during World War I
Author: **
Description: Photographs are various sizes, corner-mounted or glued to black album leaves, many with captions in white ink on the leaves. 25.5x32 cm. (10x12½"), flexible morocco.Marvelous group of photographs apparently of an Australian air unit training in Canada and Texas ("Richard W. Kellett, Port Pirie, South Australia, Australia" written on the inside of the album cover), with many of the photographs recording the inevitable crashes, others show planes both in flight and on the ground, aerial shots taken from the air, etc. There are also the camps, numerous fliers and other personnel, and towards the end some girlfriends and non-military activities.
Heading: (Aviation)Place Published: Canada, Texas, etc.
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Date Published: c.1916-1918

Condition

Most of the photographs are in very good or better condition.
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Estimate $400 – $600
Starting Bid $200
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