Tag Archives: arctic exploration

Tobacco Card Artist: Albert Operti

This story has virtually nothing to do with a pioneer of aviation than a pioneer of art. I recently completed and posted a feature article on Salomon August Andrée and his two attempts to reach the North Pole by balloon. … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation Art, Tobacco Card | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Wellman Airship ‘America’, 1907 – polar exploration – Wills’s Aviation #11

History Behind The Card: The Wellman Airship ‘America’, 1907 – polar exploration. Card #11 of 50, W.D. & H.O. Wills, Aviation series 1910 Name: Walter Wellman, (November 3, 1858 – January 31, 1934), Mentor, Ohio, United States of America If … Continue reading

Posted in Firsts, Lighter-Than-Air, People, Research | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments