This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
A wooden arch is raised during construction of the Wellman Polar Expedition's airship hangar at Camp Wellman on Virgohamna (Virgo Bay), Dansky̜a (Danes Island), in the Svalbard archipelago, 1906 or 1907. The hangar was first built in 1906 with five arches, and was lengthened in 1907 with four more arches.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Polar regions--Discovery and exploration