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Hughes Flying-boat test run photographs [graphic].
BANC PIC 2002.104--B
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Title:

Hughes Flying-boat test run photographs

Creator/Contributor:

Brenkus, Chuck., creator

Abstract:

Photographs depict Hughes Aircraft Company's H-4 Hercules (aka Spruce Goose) heavy transport aircraft during its first and only test run on November 2, 1947 at Long Beach, Calif., as well as related views. Images depict aerial view of construction location at Hughes Airport in Los Angeles; the fuselage portion of the the aircraft en route to Long Beach Naval Shipyard; aerial view of plane in water adjacent to its assembly location at shipyard; interior of plane with Howard Hughes and other crew at the controls; and the aircraft in water during test run.

Date:

1947 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Hughes, Howard -- 1905-1976 -- Pictorial works
Hughes Aircraft Company -- Pictorial works
Hughes Flying-boat (Seaplane) -- Photographs
Transport planes -- California -- Long Beach -- Photographs

Note:

Photographer's stamp on most versos: Photography by Chuck Brenkus.
Title devised by cataloger.
Purchase; from Dawson's ; 2002.

Type:

graphic
Aerial photographs-California-Los Angeles.
Aerial photographs-California-Long Beach.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 box (6 photographic prints, matted and mounted) : prints 27 x 34 cm, mounts 44 x 54 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2002.104--B

Origin:

California