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:

"Miss Ruth Elder, famous aviatrix and Leading Lady for Hoot Gibson in Universal's production 'The Winged Horseman,' is the spirit of aviation itself, in this dance pose." Elder in a costumed full-length dramatic pose, with an airplane model held over her head. 1929.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Motion pictures 1920-1930
  • Women 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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