The conqueror of one pole attempts the other. Commander Byrd, the Antartic, 1919. Flights. Unforgettable Exploits of the Air. Drawings by Frank Lemon. Published privately by the Wright Aeronautical Corporation for Christmas 1928. No. 35.

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Display Status:

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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Artist

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Print, Planographic Process on Paper, Colored

Dimensions

2-D - Unframed (H x W): 53.3 × 42.9cm (21 in. × 16 7/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

c. 1928

Physical Description

  • Planographic process print of Commander Byrd flying to the South Pole. Image shows the plane aloft over an Antarctic landscape.
  • From a series of prints based on drawings by Frank Lemon and published by the Wright Aeronautical Corporation for Christmas 1928. Number 35 out of 500.
  • "This is one of a limited edition of five hundred numbered copies of 'Historic Flights' published by the Wright Aeronautical Corporation, and produced under the direct supervision of the artist and signed by him."

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140903000

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