Bessie Coleman, American Aviator Acrylic Print
by Science Source
Bessie Coleman, American Aviator by Science Source - 10" x 7"
Bessie Coleman, American Aviator acrylic print by Science Source. Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of an acrylic print. Your image gets printed directly onto the back of a 1/4" thick sheet of clear acrylic. The high gloss of the acrylic sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results. Two different mounting options are available, see below.
Elizabeth Bessie Coleman (January 26, 1892 - April 30, 1926) was an African-American civil aviator. She could not gain admission to American flight... more
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Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (January 26, 1892 - April 30, 1926) was an African-American civil aviator. She could not gain admission to American flight schools because she was black and a woman. No black U.S. aviator would train her either. Robert Abbott, founder and publisher of the Chicago Defender, encouraged her to study abroad. She received financial backing from banker Jesse Binga and the Defender. She took a French-language class at the Berlitz school in Chicago, and then traveled to Paris in 1920, so she could earn her pilot license. She learned to fly in a Nieuport Type 82 biplane, and in 1921, she became the first woman of African-American descent to earn an international aviation license, (the first American of any gender or ethnicity to do so), but the first woman of African-American descent to earn an aviation pilot's license. She became a barnstorming stunt flyer and was known as "Queen Bess". She quickly gained a reputation as a skilled and daring pilot who would stop at n...
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