Wellman, Walter; LTA, Airships, USA, Wellman-Vaniman "America". [digital image]

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Collection Item Summary:

Walter Wellman (1858-1934) holding a child (possibly one of his sons, Walter, Jr. or Francis) and standing in front of the Wellman-Vaniman "America" airship in its Atlantic City NJ hangar in October, 1910, not long before Wellman's transatlantic attempt of October 15, 1910. A pencilled caption on the back of the photograph says "Daddy Walter - My Boy and the Air Ship America - Atlantic City - October 1910.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Airships

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

October 1910

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Digital images

Local number

NASM-NASM-9A10732

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