1910s German photo postcard planes flying over aerodrome in evening

$60.00 CAD

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Nice postcard image of two planes flying low above ground near aerodrome, one is a biplane the other single wing. Evening light adds to the atmospheric quality.

Early postcard by the well known aviation photographer Willi Sanke.

Abendstimmung  ‘Evening atmosphere

Postkartenvertrieb W. Sanke  BERLIN N.  37.  (Postcard distributor W. Sanke


(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the photo for sale)


Willi Sanke published a series of about 600-700 numbered photo-postcards, showing World War I aviators c. 1910 - 1918/20. He was based in Berlin and his cards were often issued under the name of Postkartenvertrieb W. Sanke (Post Card Distribution W. Sanke). On some of these postcards, the photographers are identified: for example, Fritz Fischer, Nicola Perscheid (1864–1930), and Alfred Krauth.