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:

One-half left front view, close-up, of forward portion of Gulf Coast Air Line Curtiss MF Seagull flying boat pulled up to shore, probably at a boat ramp. Unidentified man at left foreground holds out a camera to pilot standing in right hand seat; pilot in left hand seat is seated; written at bottom of image, "M.F. Boat (1923) 122-19." Probably either at New Orleans or Pilottown, Mississippi, circa mid 1923.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Air mail service
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa mid-1923

Repository Loc.

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



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