T-Shirt, Lindbergh, King Collection

T-Shirt, 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 white t-shirt size XXL with red text and a red image of the Spirit of St. Louis on the front. The text reads "Spirits of St. Louis" The tail of the aircraft begins at the top of the S in Spirits and curves down around the text and connects to the airplane printed below the text.

Manufacturer
Champion

Type
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture

Materials
Fabric, Cotton
Dimensions
Clothing: 106.7 x 83.8cm (42 x 33 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 white t-shirt size XXL with red text and a red image of the Spirit of St. Louis on the front. The text reads "Spirits of St. Louis" The tail of the aircraft begins at the top of the S in Spirits and curves down around the text and connects to the airplane printed below the text.

Manufacturer
Champion

Type
MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture

Materials
Fabric, Cotton
Dimensions
Clothing: 106.7 x 83.8cm (42 x 33 in.)

ID: A20040287073