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Lindbergh in Paris, "Spirit of St. Louis"

Lindbergh in Paris, "Spirit of St. Louis" | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Charles Lindbergh in Paris, posed by the "Spirit of St. Louis," Ryan monoplane in which he flew solo across the Atlantic. Clearly visible is the plane's Curtiss Whirlwind engine. Although only faintly seen in the photograph, Lindbergh autographed the print for Leland Stowe, a journalist covering the story for the New York Herald Tribune. Stowe's collection is one of many collections about newspaper journalism available for research at the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
DESCRIPTION
Charles Lindbergh in Paris, posed by the "Spirit of St. Louis," Ryan monoplane in which he flew solo across the Atlantic. Clearly visible is the plane's Curtiss Whirlwind engine. Although only faintly seen in the photograph, Lindbergh autographed the print for Leland Stowe, a journalist covering the story for the New York Herald Tribune. Stowe's collection is one of many collections about newspaper journalism available for research at the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:10539
Creation Date:May 21 1927
Creator Name:Unknown
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Collection Name:Stowe, Leland, 1899- : Papers, 1925-1969
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH U.S. Mss 99AF
Original Dimensions:6.6 x 4.6 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Taken the day after his arrival, Lindbergh was inspecting the damage done to his plane by the crowd that witnessed his arrival.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Hats
Celebrities
Men
Signs and symbols
Airplanes
Air pilots
Suits (Clothing)
Indoor photography

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