Portrait of Louis de San, by Yangzi River
© 2013 Kirsty Norman
University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: KC-d08. Louis de San, a Belgian diplomat, established an Asian gliding record on 25 April 1940, by flying for 4 hours and 44 minutes in a 'Rhônsperber' glider, owned by the Chinese Aeronautical Affairs Commission (航空委员会). Photograph from the Kiki de Chaffoy collection. See KC-d07 (a variant of this portrait).
Black and white photograph