Pioneer French Aviatrix Marvingt Signed Card - circa 1906


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Real photo postcard, 6x4", showing Latham in his Antoinette with a congratulatory inscription below: "Vive Latham en l' Antoinette", signed "M. Marvingt".  Marvingt (1875-1963) was a pioneering female French balloonist and the first women to pilot a balloon across the North Sea and English Channel.  She is also rumored to be the first women to fly a monoplane.  Excellent condition.