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July 12, 1993 – Closed
Museum: Air and Space Museum
Location: Window display under escalator, opposite Museum Store, 1st Floor, Center
This exhibit case of archival treasures shows bits and pieces of aircraft history. Among the treasures displayed are a rare 1857 photograph of a gas balloon being inflated and a 1908 glass negative and print of the first Wright military aircraft.