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Photo, Print, Drawing European landplanes and seaplanes

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  • European landplanes and seaplanes


  • Photographs show aircraft built by Bäumer Aero ("Sausewind" and "Roter Vogel"); Walter Blume and F.H. Hentzen ("Habicht"); Bücker Flugzeugbau; Dornier Flugzeugwerke; Cantiere Navale Triestino-Monfalcone; Cierva Autogiro Company (autogiro, ca. 1926, before it was to be flown at Berlin-Tempelhof airport); Bernard; Dewoitine; etc. Oscar Chanute's double-decker and multi-winged (sixth form) gliders at Dune Park, 1896; experimental box kites at Prussian weather station Lindenberg, ca. 1897; hangar at Bonn-Hangelar airport. Informal portraits of Bruno Bohne, Swiss aviator Oscar Bider, and Georg Braumüller and Etrich-Taube monoplane. Also, memorials and grave markers erected to Kurt [i.e. Curt] Faerber (1897-1915); Bartholomeu Lourenço de Gusmão (1685-1724) in Santos, Brazil; Gustav Rubritius (1852-1930) in Vienna, Austria; Hans Bartsch von Sigsfeld (1861-1902) near Antwerp, Belgium; Geo Chavez (died 1910) in Brig, Switzerland, and Helmut Naudszus (1896-1915). Also, reproduction of print showing cages for bombs (to be attached to aircraft) in World War I.


  • Hildebrandt, A. (Alfred), 1870-1949, collector

Created / Published

  • ca. 1896-1938.


  • -  Chanute, Octave,--1832-1910
  • -  Bider, Oskar,--1891-1919
  • -  Bohne, Bruno
  • -  Braümuller, Georg
  • -  Flugplatz Bonn-Hangelar--1900-1940
  • -  World War, 1914-1918--Air operations--German
  • -  Aircraft--European--1890-1940
  • -  Hangars--Germany--1900-1940
  • -  Autogiros--British--1920-1930
  • -  Kites (Scientific)--1890-1900
  • -  Meteorology--1890-1900
  • -  Air pilots--1890-1940
  • -  Gliders--Illinois--1890-1900
  • -  Aeronautics--Europe--1890-1900
  • -  Monuments & memorials--1890-1940
  • -  Aerial bombings--1910-1920


  • Photographic postcards--1890-1940.
  • Photographic prints--1890-1940.
  • Photomechanical prints--1910-1940.
  • Portrait photographs--1900-1940.


  • Photographic prints--1890-1940
  • Photographic postcards--1890-1940
  • Photomechanical prints--1910-1940
  • Portrait photographs--1900-1940


  • -  LOT title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Images include captions in German.
  • -  This record contains unverified, old data from shelflist card, with subsequent revisions.
  • -  Purchase in 1932, with additions.
  • -  Transfer; Aeronautics Division; 1954.


  • 36 photographic prints.
  • 5 photographic postcards.
  • 1 photomechanical print.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 8123 (G) [P&P]


  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2005682646

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Hildebrandt, A. , Collector. European Landplanes and Seaplanes. Europe Germany Illinois, ca. 1896. to 1938. Photograph.

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Hildebrandt, A. (ca. 1896) European Landplanes and Seaplanes. Europe Germany Illinois, ca. 1896. to 1938. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Hildebrandt, A. , Collector. European Landplanes and Seaplanes. to 1938. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.