Picture Frames, Lindbergh, King Collection

Picture Frames, Lindbergh, King Collection

     

On May 20-21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh literally flew into history when he crossed the Atlantic Ocean in his Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis, thus becoming the first pilot to fly solo and nonstop from New York to Paris. This flight made Lindbergh a household name and catapulted him into fame and celebrity. The objects of popular culture in the National Collection display everything from ashtrays to wristwatches reflect the public adulation for Lindbergh and the powerful commercial response to his celebrity. More than 75 years after the Spirit's historic flight, Lindbergh's name still has the power help sell manufactured goods.

Gift of the Stanley King Family.

Physical Description:
A board with six small rectangular metal picture frames arranged in two rows of three. The board is a mix of green, blue, yellow and brown. Black lettering appears between the two rows "Novelty Picture Frames" Each picture frame contains a picture of Charles Lindbergh in a jacket and tie.

Type
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture

Materials
Paper, steel, plastic
Dimensions
3-D: 24.4 x 1.3 x 19.4cm (9 5/8 x 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)

On May 20-21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh literally flew into history when he crossed the Atlantic Ocean in his Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis, thus becoming the first pilot to fly solo and nonstop from New York to Paris. This flight made Lindbergh a household name and catapulted him into fame and celebrity. The objects of popular culture in the National Collection display everything from ashtrays to wristwatches reflect the public adulation for Lindbergh and the powerful commercial response to his celebrity. More than 75 years after the Spirit's historic flight, Lindbergh's name still has the power help sell manufactured goods.

Gift of the Stanley King Family.

Physical Description:
A board with six small rectangular metal picture frames arranged in two rows of three. The board is a mix of green, blue, yellow and brown. Black lettering appears between the two rows "Novelty Picture Frames" Each picture frame contains a picture of Charles Lindbergh in a jacket and tie.

Type
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture

Materials
Paper, steel, plastic
Dimensions
3-D: 24.4 x 1.3 x 19.4cm (9 5/8 x 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)

ID: A20040292009