Lot #553
Amy Johnson

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Estimate: $400+

Description

English aviatrix (1903-1941) who became the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia; she later drowned after bailing out over the Thames. Striking vintage matte-finish 3.25 x 5.25 photo of Amy Johnson wearing her aviation coat and goggles, signed in fountain pen. Reverse bears a J. Capstack photography stamp. In very good to fine condition, with some creasing and light silvering.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #583 - Ended May 13, 2020





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