Legend's Image: The Great War in the Air Pictured

National Air and Space Museum
Independence Avenue and 6th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Window display under escalator, opposite Museum Store, 1st Floor, Center Floor Plan

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.

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