John Sylvester Wheelwright Collection
John "Jack" Sylvester Wheelwright (1885-1962) was a textile designer, engineer and naval commander and served on airships in the Royal Naval Air Service.
The John Sylvester Wheelwright Collection is comprised of visual materials related to Wheelright's World War I career. Four watercolor paintings depict airships and officers. The large scrapbook album contains black and white photographs of numerous models of airships and their various components, officers and crews, naval ships and a few airplanes, and aerial views of British coastline and towns. The collection also includes one photographic portrait of a British officer.