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Postcard Souvenir of the First Official Aviation Meeting in England in 1909

Black and white photographic postcard, published as a souvenir of the first official aviation meeting in England, organised by the Royal Aero Club at Blackpool in 1909. The picture shows a photograph of Blackpool pier, with drawing above of a fanciful aeroplane, and inset a portrait of Paul Tissandier, early French pilot. The caption reads 'First Aviation Meeting in England, Blackpool, October 1909'. (Photographer: G. Lenz and H. Weiss)


Image: © Leeds Museums and Gallerie