Model, Armored cruiser U.S.S. Pennsylvania with Eugene Ely in Curtiss


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.


Ship ca. 1905; Aircraft and platform 1950.

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Wood and metal display model of the armored cruiser U.S.S. Pennsylvania with Eugen Ely's Curtiss landing on the deck. 1/48 Scale. Ship model ca. 1905; aircraft and platform 1950.

Credit Line

Ship model transferred from the U.S. National Museum, Department of History. Aircraft and landing platform made by W.S. Shaw and Pete Bisio

Model Maker

  • Pete Bisio
  • Winthrop S. Shaw

Country of Origin

United States of America


  • Wood
  • Metal


Approximate: 25.4 x 77.47 x 34.93cm (10in. x 2ft 6 1/2in. x 1ft 1 3/4in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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