Smith, Arthur R. "Art"; Events, 1915, USA, California (CA), San Francisco, Panama-Pacific Exposition, Night Aerobatics. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Long-exposure photograph of Art Smith's night flying and sky writing at the Panama Pacific International Exposition, December 4th 1915, San Francisco, California, showing floodlit buildings, searchlight beams and the spiral flare lit trace of an aircraft. Caption at the bottom: ' "The Trail of the End", P.P.I.E., Dec. 4, 1915.'

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics - exhibitions
  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

F. R. Ziel [Cardinall, Vincent Co.]

Date

12/4/1915

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-139719