Item Identifier Number
MS-152: Dayton-Wright Airplane Company Photographs
The photograph shows a De Havilland DH-4 that is packed in a shipping crate at a Dayton-Wright Airplane Company factory, circa 1918. The aircraft has a Scarff ring attached and is secured in the shipping crate. Other parts of the aircraft are being packed in shipping crates and crates that are finished are visible to the right side of the image and one is labeled 32065. Tools, airplane parts, and other materials are visible throughout the photograph. In the background employees of Dayton-Wright work on a Standard J-1 training aircraft. The negative is titled "Dayton-Wright Airplane" and labeled 42.
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8x10 Glass plate negative
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Epson Expression 10000 XL
ms152_132; Woodworking tools; Aircraft industry; World War, 1914-1918; Packing for shipment; Aircraft industry--Employees; Airplane factories; Male aircraft industry employees; De Havilland DH-4; Airplanes--Parts; Building materials; Standard J-1; Packaging