William P. Elfendahl Early Aviation Photograph Album

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Title

William P. Elfendahl Early Aviation Photograph Album

Description

The William P. Elfendahl Early Aviation Photograph Album is titled "A Portfolio of Early Aviation Photos, 1908-1913" and is comprised of ten (10) black-and-white photographs. Each page has a single print accompanied by a handwritten caption that provides brief contextual information, including people, aircraft, year, and location. Images depict an airplane crash, various views of a plane built by Mr. [no first name provided] Boussuet of Seattle (Washington), Charles K. Hamilton in flight, a group shot of men identified as mechanics, the Wright (Co) Model B, an early unidentified hydroplane, and Herb Munter in a Boeing B & W (Boeing & Westervelt) (Model 1). Inside the front cover is an inscription: "For Tom, Christmas 1936, from his non-aviation minded friend George."

Subject

Aircraft accidents
Aviation mechanics (Persons)
Bossuet, Charles A.
Hamilton, Charles Keeney, -1914
Hydroplanes
Munter, Herbert, 1895-1970

Creator

Elfendahl, William P.

Format

photograph albums
photographic prints

Date

1908-1913

Language

English

Coverage

King County International Airport
Meadows Race Track (Georgetown, Wash.)
Puget Sound (Wash.)
Seattle (Wash.)
Washington (State)

Rights Holder

The Museum of Flight Archives

Rights

Permission to publish material from William P. Elfendahl Early Aviation Photograph Album must be obtained from The Museum of Flight Archives.

Bibliographic Citation

The William P. Elfendahl Early Aviation Photograph Album/The Museum of Flight

Collection Items

A Portfolio of Early Aviation Photos, 1908-1913
Photograph album entitled "A Portfolio of Early Aviation Photos, 1908-1913," containing ten (10) black-and-white photographs of early aviation. Each page has a single photographic print accompanied by a handwritten caption that provides brief…

[Boeing B & W (Boeing & Westervelt) (Model 1)]
Photograph of Herbert Munter in his Boeing B & W (Boeing & Westervelt) (Model 1) floatplane, circa 1913.  Inscription on album page: "Herb Munter in his first hydroplane. 1913." Part of "A Portfolio of Early Aviation Photos, 1908-1913," a…

Hydroplane made by Hamilton
Photograph of two unidentified men on an early seaplane in Seattle, Washington, circa 1912. The inscription notes that the plane was built by Charles K. Hamilton. Inscription on album page: "Early hydroplane made by Hamilton in Seattle – 1912." Part…

[Wright (Co) Model B]
Photograph of an unidentified man sitting in a Wright (Co) Model B pusher airplane, circa 1912.  Inscription on album page: "1912." Part of "A Portfolio of Early Aviation Photos, 1908-1913," a photograph album containing (10) black-and-white…

[Man in early aircraft]
Photograph of an unidentified man sitting in an early aircraft, circa 1911.  Inscription on album page: "1911." Part of "A Portfolio of Early Aviation Photos, 1908-1913," a photograph album containing (10) black-and-white photographs of early…

Early aviation mechanics
Photograph of a group of aviation mechanics standing with an unidentified aircraft, circa 1908-1913.  Inscription on album page: "Early aviation mechanics." Part of "A Portfolio of Early Aviation Photos, 1908-1913," a photograph album containing (10)…

[Curtiss-Herring No. 1 "Reims Racer" in flight]
Photograph of Charles K. Hamilton flying his Curtiss-Herring No. 1 "Reims Racer" at an air show at Meadows Race Track near Seattle, Washington, March 11 or 12, 1910. Hamilton's flights at this air show are credited as the first heavier-than-air…

[Curtiss-Herring No. 1 "Reims Racer" in flight]
Photograph of Charles K. Hamilton flying his Curtiss-Herring No. 1 "Reims Racer" at an air show at Meadows Race Track near Seattle, Washington, March 11 or 12, 1910. Hamilton's flights at this air show are credited as the first heavier-than-air…

[Home-built aircraft]
Photograph of the Condor, a home-built aircraft designed by Charles A. Bossuet, in a field near Seattle, Washington, circa 1910.  Inscription on album page: "Front view Bossuet Plane. 1909 [incorrect date]." Part of "A Portfolio of Early Aviation…

[Man with home-built aircraft]
Photograph of the Condor, a home-built aircraft designed by Charles A. Bossuet, in a field near Seattle, Washington, circa 1910. The unidentified man to the left is possibly Mr. Bossuet.  Inscription on album page: "Plane (?) designed by Mr. Bossuet…
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