• Lindbergh Again Flies the Air Mail

    13 days ago - By Acrylic and Light

    14 x 11", Acrylic on gessoed mounted birch panelPainting 242, 2016-17
    Commemorating the 90th anniversary of Charles Lindbergh's historic solo transatlantic flight aboard the Spirit of St Louis from New York City to Paris, May 20-21, 1927.
    With "The Spirit of St Louis" at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC. Easter 2012.
    Prior to his exploit, Lindbergh was a pilot during the early years of the US Air Mail. He provided service for the newly designated route between St. Louis, Mo and Chicago, Ill. with intermediate stops in Springfield and Peoria. Ill.
    Following the...
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