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Photograph of Howard Hughes and unidentified man on the flight deck of the Flying Boat, May 12, 1947

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Photograph of Howard Hughes and unidentified man on the flight deck of the Flying Boat, May 12, 1947
Transcribed from attached press release: "Howard Hughes, right, noted aircraft designer and industrialist is shown for the first time on the flight deck of the famed Hughes flying boat, which he designed and built. It is the largest airplane in the world. The plane is now nearing completion on Terminal Island, in Los Angeles-Long Bay Harbor, May 12, 1947." Los Angeles Harbor is now known as Long Beach Harbor, California.
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Image ID:0321 0085
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
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Original material scanned on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A software
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5662 x 4566 pixels; 9.44 x 7.61 inches; 73,960,000 bytes
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Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Version 5.1, Service Pack 3
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24 bit color; 8 bit gray-scale; 600 ppi


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