1926 press photo Capt. George H.Wilkins, Ben Eielson, P You are bidding on a 1926 press photo of Capt. George H.Wilkins, Ben Eielson, P. Text on photo includes: (PHOTO SHOWS L TO R: Ben Eielson, Pilot Hudson, photographer, and Gaptain Wilkins.). WILKINS, LOST ARTIC FLYER, SAFE AFTER MISSING 13 DAYS. Capt. George H.Wilkins, leader of the Detroit Arctic Expedition, and his pilot, Ben Eielson, are. reported to have landed in their plane "in good condition" at Point Barrow, the northern-most point. in Alaska, after no word had been received from them for 13 days and fear for their safety was. expressed. The aviators left their base at Fairbanks on April 15th with a heavy load of supplies.. Additional Info: . Photo is dated: 4-30-1926 and measures: 8.5 x 6.5.
We have acquired one of the largest collections of Original AP, UPI and various other news service photos from several news media outlets. Most of our photographs are in great condition considering they are 20 - 90 years old. For the most part, they show only moderate handling faults, some editor's marks and artist "touch-ups." Please see scans below which are the actual photos you will receive as this is the best indication of condition. Some scans may include a HAVIdigital digital watermark (it is NOT printed on the photo). PLEASE
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