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Title Wrecked Jenny
Catalog Number P1992.38.55
Accession number 6062
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Gelatin print of a Wrecked Jenny.
Date circa 1918
Event World War I
People Browne, George W.
Subjects World War I
Aircraft accidents
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Hicks
Catalog date 2013-01-16
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Candid outdoor view of a wrecked JN-4D "Jenny" near Chanute Field. The propeller is broken and the wings have been removed and can be seen at left. Painted on the side is "George browne Aeroplane". Browne was the first airplane salesman in the US. He was a successful auto dealer in Milwaukee and in January 1919 became the exclusive distributer in the midwest for Curtiss airplanes.
Orig/copy Original