The Air [Frank Hedges Butler]

PART OF:
Collection of aeronautical portrait prints
Made:
1907 in England
publisher:
Vanity Fair
maker:
Leslie Ward
The Air [Frank Hedges Butler]

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The Air [Frank Hedges Butler]
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Portrait, Frank Hedges Butler 'The Air' Men of the Day, No. 1096 / by Spy {Sir Leslie Ward), Vanity Fair Supplement, 1907, Dec 11. Depicts "F.B". in wicker basket of free balloon equipped with ballast, grapnel and trail ropes, hoop ring and instruments megaphone and victory champagne. Butler, founder of Royal Aero Club, veteran of over 100 ascents, winner and pilot of first three RAC Balloon races of 1906, 1907

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1950-302/29
type:
print, chromolithograph, portrait and caricature
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection