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Airplanes in art

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Aviation Trading Cards Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-519

The collection consists of approximately 700 collectable trade cards and stamps issued by various industries, primarily the “cigarette cards” of tobacco manufacturers. The majority of the card or stamp series feature airplanes, but some series focus on famous aviators. Materials originate from the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany.

Dates: Circa 1925-1940, 1996; Majority of material found within Circa 1925-1940

Charles Hubbell Collection

Identifier: MS-203

The Charles Hubbell collection consists of prints of Charles Hubbell's original paintings of airplanes.

Dates: 1941-1961

Leach "Heritage of the Air" Aviation Prints and Harold R. Harris Photograph (SC-314)

Identifier: SC-314
Content Description The collection consists primarily of 28 aviation prints from Leach International’s advertising art series “Heritage of the Air,” commemorating WWI era planes, pilots, and events. The full series included 45 images, all painted by Merv Corning. One of the included prints, “The First Bail-Out,” depicts the first use of a parachute to save the pilot’s life, that of Harold R. Harris in 1922; the print is autographed by Harris. Also included is a 1981 snapshot of Harris standing near the Old...
Dates: 1959-1968, 1981

Jody Sjogren Aviation Art Collection (MS-574)

Identifier: MS-574
Scope and Contents This collection of aviation artwork consists of 10 artists’ proof prints of the original water color and Prismacolor pencil renderings. The collection includes works from her series “Metamorphosis” (7 pieces) as well as “Metaphors” (3 pieces), both of which depict aircraft with their namesake creatures or activities. Individual pieces are signed and numbered. In addition to the prints, there is a folder containing information about each of the 10 pieces and some biographical information...
Dates: 1983-2006

Thompson's Malted Milk Aviation Prints (SC-310)

Identifier: SC-310
Content Description

The collection consists of 15 Aviation Prints that were distributed by the Borden Company’s Thompson’s Malted Milk product, circa 1930-1940. Each print has a large picture of the plane on one side with related diagrams and data on the other.

Dates: circa 1930-1940