Monday, April 12, 2010
His Only Friend
John Charles Dollman, (1851-1934)
from The Illustrated London News, 1875
The dog cares not his master’s esteem among men.
Victorin and His Dog
French aviator Victorin Garaix was born in 1890. He earned his aviators licence in 1912, and set a new altitude record of 7,328 feet in a bi-plane --- with five passengers. This photo of Victorin and his dog was taken in March, 1914; he was killed in action at about 24 years of age, August 15, 1914, in WW I.
U.S. Library of Congress