Amelia Earhart Meets Richard Byrd Aboard S. S. President Roosevelt, Returning from the Transatlantic Flight, July 6, 1928

Summary

Explorer Richard E. Byrd was among the many notable people eager to congratulate Amelia Earhart on her 1928 flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Earhart, riding as a passenger with pilot Wilmer Stultz and mechanic Louis Gordon, made the crossing in a Fokker F.VII Tri-Motor airplane. Byrd used a similar Fokker on his pioneering flight to the North Pole in 1926.

Explorer Richard E. Byrd was among the many notable people eager to congratulate Amelia Earhart on her 1928 flight across the Atlantic Ocean. Earhart, riding as a passenger with pilot Wilmer Stultz and mechanic Louis Gordon, made the crossing in a Fokker F.VII Tri-Motor airplane. Byrd used a similar Fokker on his pioneering flight to the North Pole in 1926.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8 in

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