Wall size reproduction of le Bourget airfield, Paris when Charles Lindbergh landed in 1927
Featured Image: On view in the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s. Photograph May 1927. Charles Lindbergh piloted the "Spirit of St. Louis" on the first solo non-stop trans-Atlantic flight, landing at Le Bourget, Paris on May 21, 1927, and then at the Croydon Aerodrome outside of London eight days later. This widely anticipated event was witnessed by Picasso and other artistic luminaries."