Display Status:

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

Collection Item Summary:

"CHRISTOFFERSON BROS. - HARRY & SILAS." Brothers Harry P. and Silas Christofferson pose on the polo field at the Vancouver Barracks (later Pearson Airfield), Vancouver, Washington, with what may be their new Curtiss Model D Headless type pusher biplane built by the Paterson Aeroplane Company of San Francisco; circa early August 1912.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft
  • Biplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa early August 1912

Repository Loc.

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



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