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May 31, 2014 11:00 AMCalender

Hawker, Harry George (1889-1921) Two Photographs, One Signed, 15 June 1920.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730BLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM


Hawker, Harry George (1889-1921) Two Photographs, One Signed, 15 June 1920.
Large-format, 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in., black-and-white photograph of Hawker seated aboard a manually operated seaplane (or some other vehicle) in a lake, gripping the hand controls, wearing a suit; and a British photographic post card of Hawker, with the message "Kindly sign on opposite side of card" on the verso, and Hawker's dated signature on the recto, 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.; the larger photograph mounted on board, with some damage to the left side, loss of surface, could be excluded easily by mat placement, the board itself damaged, toned. (2)
Hawker was an Australian aviation pioneer.
Estimate $500-700

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