Title: Biplane, Curtiss Model F, flying boat, postcard

Catalog Number: 2017.051.0001

Date (Years): 1911-1920


Postcard with a man and woman posing in front of a Curtiss Model F flying boat biplane. The man is wearing a period flight suit including a cap, goggles, jacket, knickerbockers, wrapped boots, and life jacket. The woman is wearing a cap, goggles, a floor-length duster, and life jacket. The name “Betty” is written on the front side of the plane.

There is a partially visible promotional sign in background that promotes the sights of the Chattanooga area. It says “Stop-Over A… Chattanooga and see Lookout Mountain, Signal Mt., … Missionary…”

The woman’s duster might be rubberized.

The postcard was never used. RPP (Real photo postcard) postally unused.

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