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Hampton's December Zeppelin USA / 1910 / Advertising Posters / Wildhack / 54x38 Original vintage advertising poster: Hampton's December Wellman's own story of his 1000 Miles Over-Sea 15 cents On Sale Here. Early advertising poster for the publication in the Hampton's journal of Walter Wellman's account of his attempt to be the first to cross the Atlantic Ocean by air in 1910, on his airship called "America" (1906-1910), featuring an illustration of Wellman's airship ready for take off with a crowd of people watching on the ground, in monochrome colours with stylised text above and below. Although unsuccessful, he did achieve world records for the length of time in the air and distance. The American journalist and explorer Walter Wellman (1858-1934) wrote about his adventures by airship in 1911, the book called "The Aerial Age; A Thousand Miles by Airship over the Atlantic Ocean". Good condition, repaired folds, tears and minor loss on top right corner, backed on linen.