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Mirror: Capt. Charles Lindbergh

Object Number: 
INV.1795
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Glass, metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular mirror "New York/Captain Charles Lindbergh/Paris/Flew 3725 Miles 33Hours 32 Minutes/May 20, 1927"; black and white images of the Statue of Liberty, the Eiffel Tower, an airplane and in center an image of Lindbergh; stars and stripes bordering the mirror; red, white and blue.
Gallery Label: 
Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-1974), an American aviator, made the first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean on May 20-21, 1927. Other pilots had crossed the Atlantic before him. But Lindbergh was the first person to do it alone nonstop.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group