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1920's French woven tapestry depicting the Spirit of St. Louis flight from NY to Paris,and ovals with portrait bust of aviation pioneer giants, Charles Lindberg, Richard Evelyn Byrd, Jr., Chamberlain, Ruth Elder, Francois Coli, and Charles Nungesser. The reverse stamped "Made in France." Overall good condition having a few small cuts on edge, wear on the edge, and right corner, some face wear but not affecting the image, three corners have minor fabric loss, 19"H x 50.5"W. François Coli was a French pilot and navigator best known as the one-eyed flying partner of Charles Nungesser in their doomed attempt to fly the Atlantic Ocean on the aircraft known as L'Oiseau Blanc. Richard Evelyn Byrd Jr., was an American naval officer who was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar logistics. Ruth Elder was known as the "Miss America of Aviation." Clarence Duncan Chamberlin was the second man to pilot a fixed-wing aircraft across the Atlantic.

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1920's Tapestry Lindburg Chamberlain Byrd Elder

Estimate $200 - $400Mar 17, 2018