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Curtiss Pusher About to Take Off

Curtiss Pusher About to Take Off | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
To the accompaniment of a cheering crowd, a pilot in a Curtiss pusher prepares to take off.
DESCRIPTION
To the accompaniment of a cheering crowd, a pilot in a Curtiss pusher prepares to take off.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:10084
Creation Date:1912   ca.
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:
State:California
Collection Name:Kaminski, John G., 1893-1960 : Papers, 1912-1960
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Milw Mss 146
Original Dimensions:4.5 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Although unidentified in John Kaminski's scrapbook, the aviator in this photograph is thought to be Horace Kearney who disappeared during an over-the-ocean flight on December 14, 1912. He appeared at least twice in Wisconsin during the 1912 exhibition season.
SUBJECTS
Crowds
Airplanes
Outdoor photography
Clothing and dress
Air pilots

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