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This insignia was part of a collection of original art work commissioned for the Smithsonian Institution through the Works Progress Administration during the Great Depression.

Display Status This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Object Details
Country of Origin United States of America Type AWARDS-Insignia Physical Description Civil war Balloon Corp insignia; a free gas balloon depiced on dark blue masonite panel; letter text "BC" surmounts the balloon. Dimensions 3-D: 61 × 61 × 0.5cm (2 ft. × 2 ft. × 3/16 in.)
Materials Enamel
Masonite
Paper
Aluminum
Coating
Inventory Number A19380040000 Credit Line Sponsored by the Works Progress Administration Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
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