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:

"Ralston's Kemp Motor Monoplane, Fort Stockton, Tex. By Pittaway." Six unidentified men pose standing in front of what is believed to be Walter Ralston's third aircraft, a monoplane powered by a Kemp Gray Eagle I-4 4-Cylinder Inline [possibly A19660012000]; head-on (front) view of aircraft on the ground at Fort Stockton, Texas, circa 1911-1913. An automobile is partially visible parked behind the aircraft at center right. Ralston may be man standing to the right of the propeller with goggles pushed up on top of his cap.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Pittaway's The Photographers


Circa 1911-1913

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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