This collection consists of 45 black and white photographs, mostly 6.5 by 8.5 inches or 9 by 11 inches. Most of the photographs are aerial shots of the Washington, DC, area from 1922, including the following sites: Washington Monument (with aircraft exhibited about base); White House; Lincoln Memorial; United States Capitol; Union Station; Mount Vernon; Arlington Cemetery (showing Tomb of the Unknown Soldier); Pan American Building; National Museum Building (now National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian); United States Naval Observatory; and Army War College. Aircraft included are as follows: Martin (Glenn L.) MB-2; Curtiss N-9; and the Curtiss HS-1L. There are also two shots of a gentleman who may be the photographer, as well as a retouched image of a woman in a flying helmet. Many of the photographs are labeled with what appears to be the name of the photographer, H. C. Robinson.
Emmett Apffel, Gift, 1212
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