Mercedes-Benz car seen through aeroplane tail

Made:
c. 1935 in Germany
photographer:
Zoltan Glass

Mercedes-Benz convertible car through tail of Junkers airplane, Germany
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A photograph of a Mercedes-Benz car, seen through the tail of a Junkers aeroplane, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1935. A swastika can be seen on the tail of the plane.

A photograph of a Mercedes-Benz car, seen through the tail of a Junkers aeroplane, taken by Zoltan Glass, c. 1935.

A swastika can be seen on the tail of the plane. After the Nazi party came to power in 1933, German aviation development was diverted away from civil aircraft and Junkers began making aircraft for the Luftwaffe.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1991-5018/1593
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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