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FLYING WING XB-35 AIRCRAFT.
The experimental Northrop Flying Wing XB-35 in flight, c1945.
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0120854
NORTHROP 'FLYING WING.'
The Northrop jet-powered 'Flying Wing' heavy bomber experimental aircraft. Photograph, 1947.
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NORTHROP 'FLYING WING.'
The Northrop jet-powered 'Flying Wing' heavy bomber experimental aircraft. Photograph, 1946.
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0028710
FLYING WING XB-35 AIRCRAFT.
Experimental Northrop Flying Wing XB-35 undergoing outdoor engine and propellor testing, c1945.
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0621987
BROWN PELICAN, 2006.
A group of brown pelicans take flight. Photograph by Dr. Karen Debler, 13 February 2006. Full Credit: ullstein bild - McPhoto / Dr. Karen Debler / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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0128290
WORLD WAR I.
A German bomber pilot after his mission: 'By the way, I was heavily fired at, the French down there mistook me for an Englishman' - drawing by Heilmann - 1915.
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0028709
WWII: FLYING WING XB-35.
Experimental Northrop Flying Wing XB-35 undergoing outdoor engine and propellor testing.
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0171755
WING WALKING, c1925.
Left to right: Spider Matlock, Al Johnson and Fronty Nichols performing stunts on the wings of a biplane piloted by Bon MacDougall. Photograph, c1925.
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0164090
DA VINCI: ORNITHOPTER.
Pen and ink drawing of an ornithopter by Leonardo da Vinci, late 15th century.
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0055476
AUDUBON: GULL.
Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia, formerly Larus philadelphia), from John James Audubon's 'The Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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0163107
AIRPLANE TENNIS, 1925.
Ivan Unger and Gladys Roy playing tennis on the wings of a biplane in flight. Hand-colored photograph, 1925.
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0175173
B-52 BOMBER, 1959.
A Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, with a rocket-powered X-15 aircraft under its wing, taking off from Edwards Air Force Base in California, 3 October 1959.
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0350512
AUDUBON: SKIMMER.
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger). Engraving after John James Audubon for his 'Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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0096601
RAPE OF ORITHYIA.
The rape of Orithyia, princess of Athens, by Boreas, god of the north wind. Copper engraving, 18th century.
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0173046
STEUBEN GLASS BOWL, 1947.
Steuben Glass bowl engraved with an Audubon design of a ruffed grouse, presented as a wedding gift to the future Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain by American ambassador Lewis W. Douglas, 1947.
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0011550
FILM: WINGS, 1927.
Clara Bow on a window card for 'Wings,' 1927.
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0024058
LEONARDO: FLYING MACHINE.
Leonardo da Vinci. Flying machine.
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0326791
AUDUBON: SANDPIPER.
Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda), formerly known as Bartram's Sandpiper or Upland Plover. Engraving after John James Audubon for his 'Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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0129226
POMPEII: MURAL PAINTING.
Mural painting of an angel holding a scepter at the House of the Vettii at Pompeii, Italy. Photograph, c1875.
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0103874
ROUSSEAU: ARTIST SOCIETY.
Liberty directs the artists of all nations to exhibit their works with the Societe des Artistes Independants. Oil on canvas, 1905-6, by Henri Rousseau.
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0055682
MOHAMMED, ALI, AND HASAN.
The prophet Mohammed with Ali, his adopted son, and Hasan and Husayn, sons of Ali and Fatimah, Mohammed's daughter. Line engraving after an Arabic print.
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0007571
AUDUBON: BLACKBIRD.
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus), after John James Audubon for his 'Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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0018375
LEONARDO: BIRD, c1513.
A bird's wing and the action of the tendons in flight. Drawing by Leonardo da Vinci.
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0018157
HOMER: THE ILIAD.
Venus, who has been wounded in the hand in battle with Diomed, is escorted by 'Winged Iris' to Mars, seated on a cloud. Line drawing, c1805, after John Flaxman.
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0365058
LITERATURE.
Title page of Freundlische Vision, by Richard Strauss (1864-1949). Full Credit: De Agostini / A. Dagli Orti / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0306070
FINE ART.
St Francis receiving the stigmata, 1432, by Jan Van Eyck (1390-1441), oil on panel transferred onto canvas, 29x34 cm. detail. Full Credit: DEA / A. DE GREGORIO / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0079029
ANDERSEN: THE ANGEL.
Drawing by Arthur Szyk for the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
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0052040
AUDUBON: KINGFISHER, 1827.
Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) after John James Audubon for his Birds of America, 1827-38.
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0005423
DAEDALUS AND ICARUS.
The Fall of Icarus. Line engraving, French, 1660.
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0326234
AUDUBON: KILLDEER.
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus). Engraving after John James Audubon for his 'Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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0257273
ARTWORK.
A painting of two broad-winged hawks. Allan Brooks.
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0252604
SOUTH GEORGIA.
Two spectacle albatrosses cross each other in flight in the air. Robert Cushman Murphy.
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0050780
AUDUBON: SWALLOW.
Tree, or White-bellied, Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor), after John James Audubon for his 'Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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0324842
AUDUBON: PETREL.
British, or European, Storm Petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus). Engraving after John James Audubon for his 'Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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0468588
AD: OIL CAN, 1935.
American advertisement for oil cans manufactured by the Continental Can Company. Illustration, 1935.
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0076781
BURNELLI CBY-3 AIRCRAFT.
Vincent J. Burnelli's all-wing eighty passenger transport plane, 1945. The aircraft was powered by eight 2,000 hp engines mounted in pairs and designed to have a cruising speed of 280 mph and a range of 4,000 miles.
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0324684
WITCHES: WALPURGIS NIGHT.
Walpurgis night on the Blocksberg, Germany. Woodcut, Leipzig, 1669.
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0108780
OTTO LILIENTHAL (1848-1896).
German aeronautical engineer. One of Otto Lilenthal's early glider flights. Photograph, c1895.
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0325352
AUDUBON: KITE.
White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus). Engraving after John James Audubon for his 'Birds of America,' 1827-38.
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0168891
SAINT ANTHONY THE GREAT
(c251-356). Also known as Saint Anthony of the Desert or Anthony of Egypt. Christian saint and hermit, being tormented by demons. Tempera on wood by Giovanni Sassetta, 15th century.
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