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1932 Print Syria Palmyra Ruins Flying Carpet Expedition Richard XGVC9

1932 Print Syria Palmyra Ruins Flying Carpet Expedition Richard XGVC9

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This is an original 1932 black and white halftone print that depicts Palmyra, Syria, one of the many famous landmarks visited by Richard Halliburton during his Flying Carpet expedition.

CONDITION

This 80+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.25 x 5.25 inches; 18 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Travel with us across the continents as we join Richard Halliburton and pilot Moye Stephens on their Flying Carpet airplane expedition. From a French Foreign Legion camp in Algeria to the remote island of Borneo, Halliburton was determined to see and do as much as possible. It took 18 months to complete the journey, which started on Christmas Day of 1930. The pair covered 33,660 miles and stopped off in 34 countries during that time. Each print depicts another fascinating stage of the journey, and will be sure to delight the traveler in you!

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