Amelia Earhart and the "Friendship" Crew Leaving Burry Port for Southampton, June 19, 1928

Summary

When Amelia Earhart, Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon left Newfoundland on their transatlantic flight, their intended destination was Southampton, England. Instead they landed at Burry Port, Wales, 134 miles away. After a night's rest, the three flew on to Southampton. Earhart, who never touched the controls over the Atlantic, finally got her chance to pilot the Friendship on this last leg.

When Amelia Earhart, Wilmer Stultz and Louis Gordon left Newfoundland on their transatlantic flight, their intended destination was Southampton, England. Instead they landed at Burry Port, Wales, 134 miles away. After a night's rest, the three flew on to Southampton. Earhart, who never touched the controls over the Atlantic, finally got her chance to pilot the Friendship on this last leg.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8 in

Width: 10.125 in

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