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Mascot, Douglas World Cruiser, "Maggie"

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

Each member of the World Flight carried a stuffed monkey as a mascot. "Maggie" was carried on board the "Boston" as a good luck charm. It was signed on the side by "Boston" pilot Lt. Leigh Wade.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

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

Credit Line

Donated by the Aerospace Education Foundation

Materials

Overall: Wool

Dimensions

3-D: 17.8 x 10.2 x 38.1cm, 0.3kg (7 x 4 x 15 in., 5/8lb.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

1924

Physical Description

Stuffed toy spider monkey mascot "Maggie"; tan wool body with light tan vest; black silk bowtie; white artificial fur beard; small light tan cap; signature of "Leigh Wade" on left side.

Type

MEMORABILIA-Events

Inventory Number

A19880404000