Swimming. Aeroplane swimming, Pittsburgh, Feb. 16, 1910
Photograph shows a woman standing on a railing, holding a bi-plane wing structure on her shoulders, possibly above a swimming pool; a man wearing shirt labeled "Sixth Wa[...]" is standing behind her, providing support.
Title from item.
Inscribed in photo at top: Aeroplane swimming, Pittsburg 963-13.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
Exhibited: "The Sports Show" at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Feb.-May, 2012.
Original glass negative is available: LC-B2-963-13
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