Insignia, Bolling Field, United States Army Air Services


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:

Bolling Field, Washington DC adopted the owl insignia in 1918 until 1922 when it was superseded by the Capitol Dome insignia.

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Physical Description

Enamel paint on masonite depicting the Bolling Field Base insignia; an owl with a red, white, and blue "Uncle Sam" top hat and Air Corps Star insignia over breat and wearing boots on whte round background circle.

Credit Line

Donated by Brig. Gen. B. M. Hovey

Country of Origin

United States of America


Overall: Enamel on Masonite Board


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 61 x 61cm (24 x 24 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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



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