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:

Pilot Herman A. Ecker poses standing in front of a single-seat Ecker Hydro Plane drawn up onto beach in shallow water; signed and dated by Ecker at lower right corner as 1911. [Location is somewhere in New York State; partially illegible handwritten note by Ecker on reverse of original print may refer to the Orange Lake Amusement Park connected to nearby Newburgh, New York, by an Orange County Traction Company trolley line.]

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft
  • Airplanes
  • Biplanes
  • Seaplanes
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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



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