Lot 385    

Indianapolis 500 Photograph with Amelia Earhart,
2005, Historic Americana / June 9-10
silver gelatin panoramic print by Kirkpatrick of Indianapolis for the 23rd Annual 500 Mile Sweepstakes, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May 30, 1935. Depicts drivers, crews and officials posed in front of the main straightaway with vintage racecars, officials tower and grandstand C in the background. Amelia Earhart is pictured front row center.

Amelia Earhart (1897-1937), female aviation pioneer most remembered as the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She mysteriously went missing on her attempt to fly around the world roughly two years after this photo was taken.

Condition:  
Creases with some loss, four of the individuals (including Earhart) have their faces circled in ink; otherwise appears VG+ (not removed from frame).
Sold: $360.00
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