William James World War I Photograph Collection

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Title

William James World War I Photograph Collection

Description

The William James World War I Photograph Collection consists of five photographic prints of World War I fighter pilots and aircraft. The pilots pictured are Billy Bishop, Frank Luke, Raoul Lufbery and Eddie Rickenbacker. The aircraft pictured is a Fokker Dr.I Triplane (F.I).

Please note: The photographs were removed from frames for preservation reasons. The image inscriptions provided are derived from information on the back of the frame and are not present on the physical prints.

Subject

Bishop, William Avery, 1894-1956
Lufbery, Raoul Gervais, 1885-1918
Luke, Frank, 1897-1918
Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973
Air pilots
Fighter pilots
World War, 1914-1918
France. Armée. Aéronautique militaire.
Great Britain. Royal Flying Corps.
United States. Army. Air Service.
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.

Creator

James, William E.

Format

photographic prints

Date

1914-1918

Language

English

Rights Holder

The Museum of Flight Archives

Rights

Permission to publish material from the William James World War I Photograph Collection must be obtained from The Museum of Flight Archives,

Bibliographic Citation

The William James World War I Photograph Collection/The Museum of Flight

Collection Items

[Raoul Lufbery with Nieuport 28 C1 Biplane]
Black-and-white portrait of World War I fighter pilot, Raoul Lufbery, circa 1917-1918. A handwritten note on back incorrectly identifies the pilot as "Dinty" Moore. Lufbery is fully uniformed and standing in front of a Nieuport 28 C1 aircraft,…

[Frank Luke with Wrecked Plane]
Black-and-white portrait of World War I fighter pilot, Frank Luke, circa 1915-1918. Luke stands in front of a crashed aircraft. Stamped in corner: the U.S. Signal Corps. Inscription: 24393. Inscription on back of frame: Frank Luke, 21 victories WWI.…

[Fokker Dr.I Triplane (F.I)]
Black-and-white photograph of a Fokker Dr.I Triplane (F.I) used in World War I, circa 1914-1918. Inscription on verso: Hagel T. Olson, [address in Inwood, Iowa].Inscription on back of frame: Fokker Triplane, captured by British. That's the reason for…

[Eddie Rickenbacker with SPAD XIII (S.13) Biplane]
Black-and-white portrait of World War I fighter pilot, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, circa 1918-1919. Rickenbacker is at the nose of a SPAD XIII (S.13) biplane, tail number 1, S4523, resting his left foot on one of the tires. Inscription:…

[Billy Bishop with Nieuport 17 Biplane]
Black-and-white portrait of World War I fighter pilot, Billy Bishop [William Avery Bishop], circa 1915-1918. Bishop stands in front of a Nieuport 17 biplane in a field, right hand resting on a wing. Partially legible stamp on verso of…
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