Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage. Identifier

NASM.XXXX.0590

Date

bulk 1914-1918

Provenance

Unknown.

Extent

0.45 Cubic feet ((1 box))

Summary

The World War I German Aviation Photographs Collection consists of images of a number of subjects relating to World War I German aviation. Included in the collection are photographs of personalities such as Captain Oswald Boelke and General Ernst Udet, images of aircraft (mostly German), including various types of Fokker, Farman, Nieuport, Vickers and Bristol aircraft, and contemporary aerial photography. It should be noted that the collection is entirely in German, including the captions that are written on the reverse of many of the photographs.

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Photographs

Arrangement note

The World War I German Aviation Photographs Collecetion is arranged by content type.

Scope and Contents

This small collection is comprised of photographs of a large variety of subjects relating to World War I German aviation. Contained herein are images of personalities such as Captain Oswald Boelke and General Ernst Udet, images of aircraft (mostly German) including various models of Fokker, Farman, Nieuport, Vickers and Bristol aircraft and contemporary aerial photography. It should be noted that the collection is entirely in German, including the captions that are written on the reverse of many of the photographs.

The World War I German Aviation Photographs Collection consists of images of a number of subjects relating to World War I German aviation. Included in the collection are photographs of personalities such as Captain Oswald Boelke and General Ernst Udet, images of aircraft (mostly German), including various types of Fokker, Farman, Nieuport, Vickers and Bristol aircraft, and contemporary aerial photography. It should be noted that the collection is entirely in German, including the captions that are written on the reverse of many of the photographs. Note: The digital images in this finding aid were repurposed from scans made by an outside contractor for a commercial product and may show irregular cropping and orientation in addition to color variations resulting from damage to and deterioration of the original objects.

Genre/Form

Photographs

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

Names

Udet, Ernst, General

Topics Aeronautics
World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations
Aerial photography
Airplanes -- Germany

Citation

World War I German Aviation Photographs, Accession XXXX.0590, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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