Paul Davis Early Aviation Photograph Collection
Collection — Folder: 1
The Paul Davis Early Aviation Photograph Collection is comprised of 16 black-and-white 3.25x4.5" photographs featuring early aircraft. The photographs were taken by an unidentified photographer in 1910 and 1911 in New York, including some during the 1910 Belmont International Aviation Meet. There are two copies of each photograph and nearly all include a brief handwritten caption on the reverse that provides some contextual information, such as date, names, aircraft model and/or manufacturer, and location. Identified aircraft include the Queen-Martin biplane, the Grahame-White New Baby biplane, and the Dietz paraplane. Additional manufacturers include are Curtiss, Nieuport, Sopwith, and Farman. Identified people include "Atwood," Earle Ovington, Hubert Latham, and "Lt. Brookins."
Language of Materials
All materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research and is accessible in the Dahlberg Research Center by appointment. For more information contact us.
Conditions Governing Use
The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 letter size folder )
No further accruals are expected.
- Dietz (Howard J.) Paraplane
- Garden City (N.Y.)
- Grahame-White New Baby (1911 School Biplane)
- Grahame-White, Claude, 1879-
- Latham, Hubert, 1883-1912
- Long Island (N.Y.)
- New York (State)
- Ovington, Earle, 1879-1936
- Queen-Martin Biplane, 1911 (J. V. Martin Design)
- Wright (Brothers) 1911 Glider
- photographic prints
- Guide to the Paul Davis Early Aviation Photograph Collection
- Completed - Level 2
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Edition statement
- 1st edition
- October 2020: Added accruals note, updated related agents.