Fire and Ice: Hindenburg Salvaged Serving Bowl

Photo: Courtesy Henry Applegate
February 15, 2012
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Photo: Courtesy Henry Applegate

Hindenburg Salvaged Serving Bowl, 1937

Hindenburg’s logo, luxuriously etched into the silver, contrasts with the burnt edges, unexpectedly illustrating the triumph and tragedy of the zeppelin’s brief time as North America’s first regularly scheduled air service.