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Image for Portrait Photograph of Wisconsin Aviators Ruth Harman and Herb Walraven [Aviation, Portrait Photography, Gustav A. Malme]

Portrait Photograph of Wisconsin Aviators Ruth Harman and Herb Walraven [Aviation, Portrait Photography, Gustav A. Malme]

By: Malme, Gustav A.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Racine, WI, Malme Studio: c. 1943

Seller ID: 3254

Condition: Near Fine


Large sepia-toned photograph, approx. 20 by 26 cm, matted in a 28 by 38.5 cm portrait folder. The folder, with “Malme / Racine” printed in the lower margin, has had the cover flap neatly removed (probably for framing). The remaining mat is near fine, and the photograph is fine. A striking image of, we believe, Ruth Harman and Herb Walraven. Both are wearing aviation helmets and goggles. This is presumably a wedding portrait, but there are no notes, dates or names on the folder. Ruth Harman (1913-1993), a pioneering aviatrix who was friends with Amelia Earhart, was Wisconsin’s “fi... View more info