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Aviator Postcard

Postcard of M. Henri Salmet, ‘The Daily Mail Aviator’ pilot who flew over North Devon to raise awareness of aviation in 1912.

Object details

Museum number: NDDMS 1991.844.1

Simple name: Postcard

Material: Card

Date: 1912

Collections: Social History

Location: Not on display

North Devon in 100 Objects: Chosen by museum volunteer Richard Fogaty who recalls his great-uncle (the late J.B.Fogaty of Torrington) telling him of this flying event which he attended as an eight year old boy in June 1912 down at Westward Ho!