|Title||Etrich-Rumpler-Eindecker Taube Paper Model|
|Object Name||Model, Airplane|
|Caption||1911 paper Taube model from above|
|Scope & Content||
Paper model airplane - Etrich-Rumpler-Eindecker Taube. Likely from 1911. Full color. Not intended to be assembled, but as a teaching model showing the inner and outer design of the airplane.
Envelope is addressed to [illegible] van Loon, Putnam Camp, St. Huberts, Keene Valley, N.Y. Hand-written notes above the address include "Noord-Amerika" and "per S.S. Niemo Amsterdam" and illegible, possibly "Druckwerke". It is postmarked Gravenhage (Holland), with two canceled Dutch 5-cent stamps; first part of postmark date difficult is to read - possibly "VII"? - but second part is "15.4-5". Printed on envelope is "Einzelmodelle aus 'Blücher, Moderne Technik'"; "Etrich-Rumpler-Eindecker mit Erklärungsblatt"; and blurb in German on other mechanical or vehicular paper models made by Blücher, including bathyscaphs, boats, ships, airships, locomotives, automobiles, a telegraph machine (?), and various types of engines.
|Year Range from||1911|
|Year Range to||1915|
|Relation(s)||Show Related Records...|
|Condition Notes||Model is in excellent condition considering its age - minor staining at bottom left corner, and the paper on which it is mounted is dogeared at corners and has significant foxing. Envelope is crumbling.|