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Graham Coton
The First Man to Fly Solo Around the World (Original)

The First Man to Fly Solo Around the World (Original) by Graham Coton at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: CotonWinnieLL (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Graham Coton (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 16" x 17" (410mm x 440mm)
Date: 1980

This is the original Gouache painting by Graham Coton.

Wiley Hardemann Post flying Winnie May solo round the world. Despite being blind in one eye Post was the first man to achieve this astounding record in 1933. He started and finished at Floyd Bennet Field New York.

The journey took 115 hours and 36 minutes in flying time starting on the 15th July and finishing on the 22nd. The single engine monoplane was a Lockheed Vega he named "Winnie Mae".

This was the cover to Look and Learn #951 12th April 1980.

Price:  195.00
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Graham Coton

Graham Coton