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Photograph of Howard Hughes giving a news conference, New York, April, 1947

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Digital ID
whh000024
Title
Photograph of Howard Hughes giving a news conference, New York, April, 1947
Description
Howard Hughes speaks into two microphones as he gives a news conference beside the Douglas DC-3, after landing in New York. This was his first flight after the nearly fatal crash of the first XF-11. A number of officials and onlookers stand nearby.
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Image Number: 0321 0069
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Date
1947-04
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http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,6
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
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Conversion Specifications
This file is derived from a high-resolution (300 dpi, 24-bit) uncompressed TIFF image that was scanned from the original using an AGFA Duoscan T 1200 scanner with AGFA FotoLook 32 V3.60.0 scanning software, default color configuration. The TIFF files were converted into the JPEG2000 format.
Master File Creation Date
2005-01-04
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15,600,000 bytes
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image/tiff
Master File Quality
24 bit color; 8 bit gray-scale; 300 ppi
 

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Robert2010-08-12 @ 05:44 PM
I think maybe he is actually standing next to a transport aircraft. Notice the angle of the fuselage. It looks like a taildragger type aircraft(tail wheel). Maybe a Lockheed 14?. The XF-11 has a tricycle type landing gear (nose wheel).
(null)2011-04-07 @ 10:24 AM
I love this!
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