Frances Marsalis Death Poster


Regular price $55.00

New York News poster advertising a headline story on the death and funeral of famous female pilot Frances Marsalis. Marsalis was killed August 5, 1934 while rounding a pylon during a race at the National Women's Air Meet, Dayton, Ohio. She was well-known as a fearless competitor in the air as a pilot and wingwalker who the previous year set a women's refueling endurance record with Helen Ritchey and then another with Louise Thaden. The poster is 12x16.5", printed on heavy card stock and is in excellent condition.