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Letter of thanks from the Santos Dumont family to Paul Tissandier after the death of his friend Alberto (1932)

Letter of thanks from the Santos Dumont family to Paul Tissandier after the death of his friend Alberto (1932)

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In August 1932, a few weeks after the aviator's death, the Santos Dumont family thanks Paul Tissandier for his expressions of affection.

  • Printed letter and handwritten envelope from the Santos Dumont family to Paul Tissandier, in gratitude for his expressions of esteem.
  • One page.
  • Front and back.
  • In Portuguese.
  • 17.8 cm x 22.4 cm.
  • Rio de Janeiro, August 18, 1932.
  • Excellent condition.

Text

Santos Dumont's family

Pledged thanks the expressions of

affection and care paid to his memory.

Rio de Janeiro, July 1932.

Envelope

Monsieur

Mr Tissandier

Aero Club de France

6 et 8 rue de Galilée

Paris

It is a short telegram from the city of Santos, announcing the death, in Guarujá, of Brazilian aviator and inventor Alberto Santos Dumont. Days later, his body was transported to São Paulo, destined for his brother-in-law's house, at Avenida Paulista, 105.

This text testifies to the tragic event of the death of Alberto Santos Dumont, whose event had international repercussions. This type of letter of thanks, sent to illustrious recipients, has never been offered to collectors.

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