American. <em>Goodwill Plane with Charles Lindberg</em>, 1928. Glass, Length: 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); Width: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.190. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.190_bw.jpg)

Goodwill Plane with Charles Lindberg


Medium: Glass

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Dimensions: Length: 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); Width: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.190

Image: 40.190_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colorless pressed glass in shape of an airplane with figure of Charles Lindbergh in the cockpit; top of each wing decorated with molded star; on proper left side of plane, molded: "SPIRIT OF - / - GOODWILL". The front end or nose of the plane is a round, threaded opening for (now lost) screw-on top; plane hollow inside.

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