Anonymous 'Maxim Gorky' Airplane, Russia

Price $250

Ref.# 11674

Medium Vintage Gelatin Silver Print

Mount Mounted to board

Photo Date 1934c  Print Date 1934c

Dimensions 3.25 x 9.5 in. (83 x 241 mm)

Photo Country Russia (Belarus)

Photographer Country Russia (Belarus)

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Panorama made in 2 parts.

In 1932 Russia commissioned a great passenger plane to honor her famous writer Maxim Gorky. The plane was intended for Stalinist propaganda purposes. It had eight engines. Its wingspan was greater than a 747's. It cruised at 137 miles per hour and had a range of 1200 miles. The Maxim Gorky did not survive very long - it crashed just a few months after its test flight.

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