Man posing in front of a biplane, part of Mabel Cody's Flying Circus - Coral Gables, Florida

Man posing in front of a biplane, part of Mabel Cody's Flying Circus - Coral Gables, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/30083
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Title

  • Man posing in front of a biplane, part of Mabel Cody's Flying Circus - Coral Gables, Florida

Image Number

  • RC06904

Year

  • 1922

Series Title

General Note

  • Part of a sales promotion for Coral Gables' early real estate development.
  • The Mabel Cody Flying Circus featured night-flying, wing-walking, auto-to-airplane transfers, single- and double-parachute drops, and acrobatic loop-to-loops. Cody (who was not offically a pilot) was hired by fairs and promoters like George E. Merrick to attract crowds and potential land and home buyers.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 11 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 03474.

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Man posing in front of a biplane, part of Mabel Cody's Flying Circus - Coral Gables, Florida
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