This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Left side view of the Northrop Gamma 2B "Polar Star" (r/n NR-12269) on snow-covered ice, presumably taken during Lincoln Ellsworth's 1935 trans-Antarctic flight. A small tent is seen at right, and an unidentified man (either Ellsworth or his pilot, Herbert Hollick-Kenyon) seen near the aircraft.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Antarctica - Discovery and exploration