Collaborative traditional cut and paste (scissors and glue ) collage blog with a weekly set theme.
Sunday, 22 January 2017
Homage to History's Forgotten Women Aviators
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!