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Photograph of airmail plane Curtiss JN-4H

Description:

Curtiss JN-4H “Jenny” airmail plane being positioned for takeoff for the first regularly scheduled airmail service. The airplane is taking off from the temporary airfield at Washington DC’s Polo Field, a small strip of grassy land between the Tidal Basin and Potomac River.

Photographer: Unknown

Date:
May 15, 1918
Medium:
paper; photo-emulsion
Museum ID:
A.2006-3
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
District of Columbia
Credits:
National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection
Photographer: Unknown

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