USS Akron, airship, zeppelin, hindenburg, lakehurst, NJ, welded steel, picture frame, framing, red bank frameworks, wrapped mat, engraved, plaque, US navy, dirigible,
 

Framed Zeppelin

Original vintage 8" x 10" silver gelatin photograph c. 1932 of the USS Akron Airship at Lakehurst air base in New Jersey. Hand welded steel frame with custom patina. Silk wrapped matting, with an attached aluminum engraved plaque. This historic airship went down over the Atlantic on a training mission the following year. It was also at this airbase that the Hindenburg disaster occured five years later.

 

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