Washington, DC, Aerial Photography Collection
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2013.0015
Dates:
bulk 1922
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 45 black and white photographs, mostly 6.5 by 8.5 inches or 9 by 11 inches. Most of the photographs are aerial shots of the Washington, DC, area from 1922, including the following sites: Washington Monument (with aircraft exhibited about base); White House; Lincoln Memorial; United States Capitol; Union Station; Mount Vernon; Arlington Cemetery (showing Tomb of the Unknown Soldier); Pan American Building; National Museum Building (now National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian); United States Naval Observatory; and Army War College. Aircraft included are as follows: Martin (Glenn L.) MB-2; Curtiss N-9; and the Curtiss HS-1L. There are also two shots of a gentleman who may be the photographer, as well as a retouched image of a woman in a flying helmet. Many of the photographs are labeled with what appears to be the name of the photographer, H. C. Robinson.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Emmett Apffel, Gift, 1212

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
Washington, DC, Aerial Photography Collection, Accession 2013-0015, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aerial photography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss HS-1L Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Curtiss N-9 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Martin (Glenn L.) MB-2 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Washington (D.C.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
http://airandspace.si.edu/research/resources/archives/