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Title: Flying suit
Item Name: Amy Johnson

Description:

Flying suit made of dark green twill fabric fastened at front with zip and hooks, large pocket for maps over each knee and small pocket over left breast. It also has a matching cloth helmet with chin strap. The suit was worn by Amy Johnson. Midge Gillies book on Amy Johnson notes that a green suit was made for her by "Lillywhites", a sports shop in Picadilly Circus in the early 1930's. This was complimentary - in return for her endorsement. Perhaps this one? Part of the collection donated by Amy Johnson's father in October 1958.


Year: 1930(c)
Materials: textile
Measurements: Ht:144cm
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1995.247

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