Original 1911 Paris-Rome Air Race Photo


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Historic 5x7" sepia-tone photo of Jean Louis Conneau in flight during the Paris-Rome Air Race of 1911. Conneau was a famous French aviator, holding pilot license #7. He won three well-known air races: Paris-Rome 1911, Daily Mail Circuit of Britain and Paris-Madrid. He went on to command a flying boat squadron in WWI. Photo has a press stamp on the reverse, handwritten text and a stamped date of 29 May 1911. Good+, some toning and wrinkles upper left margin.