Here’s a trove of items related to Giorgi’s sculpture of Charles Lindbergh’s historic and transformational transatlantic flight, additionally inspired by Helen Keller’s poem “The Valiant.” Included are photos, news clippings, and letters from Helen Keller to Giorgi. A remarkable glimpse into the history and culture of the early 20th century.
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Frederico Giorgi: Born in Rome, Italy on April 1, 1878. After graduating from the National Academy in Rome, Giorgi moved to the U.S. about 1902. He painted frescoes and portraits in New Orleans until 1915. At that time he was called to Hollywood by D. W. Griffith to work on the film “Intolerance.” He remained in Los Angeles until his demise on Nov. 6, 1963.