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Maker(s):Weston, Cole
Culture:American (1919-2003)
Title:Hughes' Plane "Spruce Goose"
Date Made:1946
Materials:Toned gelatin silver print
Measurements:overall: 7 1/2 in x 9 5/8 in; 19.05 cm x 24.4475 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1978.109
Credit Line:Purchased with funds from the Alumni Class of 1928 and a National Endowment for the Arts Museum Purchase Plan Grant
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

Aerial view of a city street, parking lots, businesses, and parked cars. A crowd of people watch as the body of a large silver sea plane is pulled down the street by a truck. The holes where the plane's wings would have been are covered and the shadow of a blimp darkens the scene on the lower right.

aircraft; cities; crowds; automobiles; shadows; black and white; documentary photography; public spaces; streets; transportation

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