Enola Gay on Display

ID: 95-4624

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Form/Genre: Object

Date: c. 1995

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection

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Summary

The Enola Gay plane on display at the National Air and Space Museum. The Enola Gay exhibit is about the B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima during World War Two. The plane was acquired by the Smithsonian in 1949. The exhibit was received with a lot of controversy.

Subject

  • Enola Gay (Bomber)
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Enola Gay (Exhibition) (1995: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1995

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Controversies
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Exhibitions
  • B-29 bomber
  • Airplanes

Place

  • Hiroshima-shi (Japan)
  • Japan

Form/Genre

  • Object
  • Interior
  • Exhibit

ID Number

95-4624

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color ; Size: 6.55w x 10h ; Type of Image: Object; Exhibit; Interior ; Medium: Photographic Print

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