Before Amelia Earhart, three female pilots attempted the transatlantic journey made famous by Charles Lindbergh.
Elsie Mackay was a British actress, interior decorator and pioneering aviator. Mabel Boll, known as the Queen of Diamonds, was an American socialite. And Ruth Elder, a beauty pageant contestant, used her winnings for flying lessons and became the preeminent American girl of the sky.
I have represented two of the women as I imagined them back in the 1920s, and the third is up in the sky!