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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
First Photo of Lieut. Wade's Crash into North Atlantic on Way to Iceland
Text on verso: 'This is first photo showing ill-fated plane of Lieut. Wade, one of the U.S. round-world fliers, who crashed into the sea between the Orkneys and Iceland. In this photo the plane is shown lying on the water with a destroyer approaching to take Lieuts. Wade and Ogden off. The plane was taken in tow by one of the destroyers to go to Iceland, but was subsequently destroyed by gunfire.'
Du Pont, Lammot, 1909-1964
Pacific & Atlantic Photos, Inc.
Transcontinental flightsAircraft accidents
1 photographic print : b&w
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360)
Round the World Flights, Folder 261-290
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Jr. collection of aeronautical photographs (Accession 1975.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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