One of Our Aviators in his "Teddy Bear"


This was sketched with ink wash on white paper, mounted on white card stock, and has a white card stock frame. It is a portrait of an American aviator. He is wearing goggles, aviator hat, and his 'teddy bear suit,' which consists of a large fur-lined leather jacket and fur-lined boots. The aviator is posing with his hands on his hips and is looking at the ground.

Date Made: 1918July 1918Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Associated Person: War DepartmentTownsend, HarryArtist: Townsend, Harry

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.26122Catalog Number: 26122Accession Number: 64592

Object Name: Sketch

Physical Description: ink wash (overall production method/technique)paper (overall method)Measurements: overall: 15 1/2 in x 12 in; 39.37 cm x 30.48 cmsketch: 12 1/2 in x 10 in; 31.75 cm x 25.4 cm


Record Id: nmah_448116

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