Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Flight of the "Hindenburg" to Rio

Artist:
Paul Wolff (German, 1887–1951)
Date:
1936
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
6 1/8 x 9 1/8
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.895
Not on view
Inscription: Numerous inscriptions and stamps, see verso
[Sotheby's London, May 7, 1998, Lot 200]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

This image shows the flight mechanic in the engine cradle of the airship Hindenburg monitoring the engines on its first flight to Rio de Janeiro.
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