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Title Western Air Express
Date 1975
Collection Art and Crafts Collection
Object Name Painting
Catalog Number 1987.22.1
Description Painting depicts a night scene with biplanes in a snow-covered field and Western Air Express employees loading bags of mail into a Douglas M-2, NC150, in about 1926. Brass plate attached to bottom of frame engraved: "Presented to Western Airlines Inc. by the Western MEC on behalf of the pilots, August, 5, 1975."
Artist/Maker Ettridge, Douglas
Search Terms Western Air Express
Western Airlines
Subjects Air mail service
Snow
Night
Aircraft
Airplanes
Paintings
Credit line Western Airlines