Image ID
DN-0089138
Headline
Graf Zeppelin over 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-0089138, 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
2299
Max Pixels - Width
2846
KEYWORDS
Buckingham Fountain
Graf Zeppelin
Loop
skyline
Chicago (Ill.)
transportation
zeppelins
1960.784
1920-1929
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0089138
graf zeppelin over grant park

View of the Graf Zeppelin flying over Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, August 28, 1929. 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 flying over Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, August 28, 1929. The Chicago skyline is visible in the background. The Graf Zeppelin, navigated by Dr. Hugo Eckener, flew around the northern hemisphere in August 1929.