Image ID
DN-0089137
Headline
Graf Zeppelin flying over Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park
Date Depicted
August 28, 1929
Date Created
August 28, 1929
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0089137, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2133
Max Pixels - Width
2855
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
transportation
zeppelins
20%
1960.784
1920-1929
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0089137
graf zeppelin flying over buckingham fountain in grant park

View of the Graf Zeppelin viewed at an angle flying over Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, on August 28, 1929, light exposure. Crowds are standing in the foreground, and the Chicago skyline is visible in the background. The Graf Zeppelin, navigated by Dr. Hugo Eckener, flew around the northern hemisphere in August, 1929.

View of the Graf Zeppelin viewed at an angle flying over Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, on August 28, 1929, light exposure. Crowds are standing in the foreground, and the Chicago skyline is visible in the background. The Graf Zeppelin, navigated by Dr. Hugo Eckener, flew around the northern hemisphere in August, 1929.