One of Our Aviators in his "Teddy Bear"

One of Our Aviators in his "Teddy Bear"

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sketch
date made
1918
July 1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
War Department
Townsend, Harry
artist
Townsend, Harry
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 cm
sketch: 12 1/2 in x 10 in; 31.75 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
AF.26122
catalog number
26122
accession number
64592
Credit Line
War Department. Historical Branch of the General Staff
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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