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Wright au Camp d'Auvours, 1908

Medium:
Lithograph on Paper
Dimensions:
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 59.7 x 102.9cm (23 1/2 x 40 1/2 in.)
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 39.4 x 82.6cm (15 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)
Type:
ART-Prints, Original
Country of Origin:
France
Credit Line:
No credit line
Inventory Number:
A19800016000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e4424777-e5bf-4f9b-a243-837899bf1f70
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19800016000

Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection

Creator:
Kendall, Evelyn Way  Search this
Extent:
4.41 Cubic feet (8 boxes; 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1783-1969
Summary:
The Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection documents early aeronautical history from the 18th century to the 1960s in art, prints, photographs, posters, manuscripts, and ephemera.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of eight boxes of material, comprising approximately 4.41 cubic feet of material, consisting of works on paper – photographs, sheet music, broadsides and handbills, postcards, trade cards, newspapers and magazines. Fine art – paintings, prints and engravings, and objects – were retained in the National Air and Space Museum's Art Collection.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged by size of the collection material, from small to large.
Biographical / Historical:
The Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection documents early aeronautical history from the 18th century to the 1960s. From the early 1920s to the 1960s, Evelyn Way Kendall amassed over 1,000 works of art, prints, photographs, posters, objects, manuscripts, books, and ephemera documenting the history of flight. The artworks and archival material in her collection convey a sense of the wonder and excitement experienced by those who witnessed the birth of flight during the ballooning era, and at the dawn of powered flight in the 20th century. 
Provenance:
Archives of the Norfolk Charitable Trust, Gift, 2015, 2015.0053
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:
Aeronautics in art  Search this
Aeronautics -- History  Search this
Ballooning  Search this
Balloons -- History  Search this
Citation:
Evelyn Way Kendall Early Aviation and Balloon Collection, Acc. 2015.0053, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.2015.0053
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Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2c021aa13-9ca6-4cc5-8390-2336e623aa48
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-2015-0053
Online Media:

Edgar W. Mix Glass Plate Stereograph Collection

Creator:
Mix, Edgar W., 1866-1911  Search this
Names:
Camp d'Auvours  Search this
Gordon Bennett Balloon Race  Search this
Grand Semaine d'Aviation de la Champagne, Reims, France  Search this
Mix, Edgar W., 1866-1911  Search this
Extent:
3.77 Cubic feet ((13 shoeboxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Glass slides
Glass negatives
Date:
1900-1910
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 38 cases of glass slides taken by Edgar Mix. The slides reflect aeronautical themes, both lighter- and heavier-than-air subjects from the early 1900s. Subjects photographed by Mix include the Grand Semaine d'Aviation de la Champagne (Reims, France), Camp d'Auvours and various aeronautical events taking place in the vicinity of Paris during 1910 and 1911. Also included are images of Mix himself and what appear to be images of his family.
Biographical / Historical:
Edgar W. Mix [1866-1911] was an internationally renowned early balloonist and the second American to win the Gordon Bennett Balloon Race. This he accomplished on October 6, 1909, flying from Zurich, Switzerland to land near Warsaw, Poland.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Carolyn J. Parks, gift, 1998, 1998-0052, NASM
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:
Aeronautics -- Exhibitions  Search this
Aeronautics -- Competitions  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- France  Search this
Balloons -- France  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass slides
Glass negatives
Identifier:
NASM.1998.0052
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2124c35d3-9946-4672-8b74-954ed293ead7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1998-0052

1908

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Tue, 01 Jan 2008 05:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_a95972df6e3524ff7583d598298b6ec8

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