Post Helmet After Conservation

Post Helmet After Conservation
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Wiley Post's helmet, from the world's first practical pressure suit, is photographed afterconservation treatment. The helmet was taken off of display after white corrosion deposits were noticed on the metal. It was sent to the Emil Buehler Conservation Laboratory in Chantilly, Virginia to undergo treatment. 

Photographer:

Sharon Norquest

ID #:

WEB15145-2015

Source:

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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