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Alcock and Brown's pioneering transatlantic flight, 17 June 1919.

 
Alcock and Brown's pioneering transatlantic flight, 17 June 1919.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Description

Printed tisue serviette commemorating Alcock and Brown's pioneering transatlantic flight, 17 June 1919. Engraved image by W S G, with text below detailing commemorative events. British aviators Captain John Alcock (1892-1919) and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown (1886-1948), made the first direct transatlantic air crosing in a Vickers-Vimy aircraft in June 1919. They shared a prize of £10,000 which was awarded by the Daily Mail at a celebratory luncheon at London's Savoy Hotel. Souvenir paper napkins similar to this one were produced for the event.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10199721

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