Invocation at ascent
Source: actress Edna French, Curtiss Field, Long Island, 1924. The Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs, Hagley Museum and Library, hagleyvault.org.
Europe, 1940: who are these coming to the sacrifice?
Source: Costică Acsinte Archive, https://www.flickr.com/photos/costicaacsinte/, image ca_20150205_023. Photoshopped.
Wearing the hat that makes a frieze of her face, she turns slightly away from what she is about to do to the wrinkled body above her, raises the bottle, and . . .
Source: “Miss Elizabeth Owens christens Sikorsky plane, 5/8/25.” National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress, http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/npc2007013513/. Photoshopped.