Lot 535: Lindbergh, Charles



2015-09-16 14:07:33

Lot 535: Lindbergh Charles: (1902-1974) American Aviator Who Made The First Solo Non-Stop Flight Across The Atlantic Ocean, 20Th - 21St May 1927. A Fine Original Pencil Drawing By Amateur Artist Hilda S. Peterson, On A Folio (9.5 X 12.5) Sheet, The Image Depicting Lindbergh In A Profile Head And Shoulders Pose. Signed By Peterson With Her Monogram And Additionally Annotated By Her At The Base, 'Drawn From Life In Paris By S. J. Wade. In The N.Y. Times June 12 '27. Copied By Hilda S. Peterson'. The Drawing Is Also Signed ('Charles A. Lindbergh') By Lindbergh In Bold Fountain Pen Ink And Dated 25Th July 1927 In His Hand. Accompanied By A Small Selection Of Printed Ephemera And Photograph (1) Relating To Lindbergh Including A Folio Souvenir Programme For A Nungesser-Coli Benefit Performance At The Roxy Theatre, 15Th June 1927, And Featuring An Appearance By Lindbergh. A Few Minor, Light Stains To The Edges Of The Drawing And Some Small Pinholes To The Corners, None Of Which Affect The Image Or Signature. Some Age Wear And Other Faults To The Ephemera. Fr (1) To Generally Vg, 5 The Present Drawing Was Signed By Lindbergh Just A Little Over Two Months After Completing His Historic Flight On 21St May 1927.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £400-600
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