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Taj Mahal & Flying Carpet Plane – Old Photo 1932

An old 1932 press photograph of a Biplane the “Flying Carpet” and the Taj Mahal. The biplane undertook a journey to the remote corners of the earth in 1932. Richard Halliburton, American author, and explorer and Moye Stevens, Pilot, were the sole occupants. Here the photograph shows the Flying Carpet over the Taj Mahal.

In their 1932 journey, Halliburton and Steve visited British India. In 1939 Halliburton purchased a Chinese Junk and while sailing from Hong Kong he and the crew went missing. Till today there are no whereabouts about them nor the exact location where they went missing is known.

Read more- Richard Halliburton, American Writer.

This Taj Mahal & Flying Carpet Plane Old Photo 1932 is an American newspaper archival photograph.

Did you know- Amy Johnson in 1930, an English pilot, was the first woman pilot to fly solo from London to Australia. 

From the collection- GIP & BBCI Railway Locomotives – 2 Old Postcards 1930s., Tellicherry On The Malabar Coast – Old Print 1922., Century In Malabar Peirce Leslie & Co – Old Book., European Bee Eater Bird 1790 Copperplate Engraving., British Indian Railway Push Trolley – Old Postcard 1905

The images are of the actual items from my collection. And Not a photocopy, pirated, reproduced, or stock photos or taken from other sources.


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7x11 inch

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Acme Newspictures NY