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Markham Portrait | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Markham Portrait

Markham Portrait | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A glamour portrait of aviator Beryl Markham inscribed to her publicist Harry Bruno. Markham, a former Kenyan bush pilot, had recently completed (but just barely) the first solo east-to-west Atlantic crossing by a woman. Bruno's papers are one of many mass communications collections in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
DESCRIPTION
A glamour portrait of aviator Beryl Markham inscribed to her publicist Harry Bruno. Markham, a former Kenyan bush pilot, had recently completed (but just barely) the first solo east-to-west Atlantic crossing by a woman. Bruno's papers are one of many mass communications collections in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11518
Creation Date:circa September 23 1936
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Harry A. Bruno papers, 1919-1969
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3211
Original Dimensions:10.5 x 13 inches
SUBJECTS
Portrait photography
Women
Indoor photography
Clothing and dress
Protective clothing
Air pilots

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