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Extent:
0.45 Cubic Feet ((1 box))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Date:
bulk 1940-1949
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 77 copy prints of Luftwaffe and American World War II aircraft, including: Dornier Do 17; Heinkel He 111; Focke-Wulf FW 200; Junkers Ju 88; Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress; Martin B-26 Marauder; Northrop P-61A Black Widow; Douglas A-20 Havoc; and Consolidated B-24 Liberator. There are also a large number of nose art images. The Boeing B-17 aircraft pictured are Eighth Air Force; some Ninth Air Force aircraft are also included.
An additional seven copy prints were added in the Fall of 1997: five of the images were of the Travel Air 2000, and two of the images were of the de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4. The donor also donated several copies of color advertisements for the Northrop P-61.
Provenance:
Robert Stead, Gift, 1997
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Family  Search this
Martin B-26 Marauder Family  Search this
Douglas A-20 Havoc Family  Search this
Consolidated B-24 Liberator  Search this
de Havilland (Airco) D.H.4  Search this
Travel Air 2000  Search this
Dornier Do 17 Family  Search this
Heinkel He 111 Family  Search this
Northrop P-61A Black Widow  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Aircraft Photographs [Stead], Accession 1997-0012, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.1997.0012
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1997-0012