Boeing B-29 Superfortress Family (Model 345); Brown, Julie; Arts, Literature, and Entertainment, Painting and Illustration, General. painting


Collection Item Summary:

Oil painting on cardstock of a B-29 Superfortress in flight by Julie Brown, an artist in the Photo-Art Department at the Glenn L. Martin - Nebraska Company. Brown studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Art Students' League in New York. When World War II began, Brown completed engineering drawing courses at Omaha University and began work at the Martin-Nebraska Company in 1943 as a production illustrator.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes, Military
  • Aircraft industry
  • B-29 (Bomber)
  • Women employees
  • Women artists
  • World War, 1939-1945

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Julie Brown


Thiel, Philip


Circa 1943-1945

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


Two-dimensional graphics

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