Curtiss Model H "America" (H-1); Curtiss, Glenn Hammond; Porte, John C.; Curtiss Model H "America" (H-1) - Launch Ceremony. [glass negative]

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Collection Item Summary:

"516. June 22 1914" [View of launch ceremony for the Curtiss Model H "America" (H-1). Aircraft seen at right side. From left to right in foreground are John C. Porte, an unidentified man, Glenn Hammond Curtiss, and Catherine Masson (standing on platform), who is prepared to christen the aircraft with a bottle of Great Western Champagne.]

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company

Date

6/22/1914

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Glass negatives

Local number

NASM-CW5G-0516