I never thought a photo of a blimp could be beautiful, but this proves me wrong. The “Chevron Flying Spectacular” sprang from the mind of Douglas Leigh, “the man who lit up Broadway.”
The Chevron Flying Spectacular over Los Angeles, between 1945 and 1955 / unidentified photographer. Douglas Leigh papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

I never thought a photo of a blimp could be beautiful, but this proves me wrong. The “Chevron Flying Spectacular” sprang from the mind of Douglas Leigh, “the man who lit up Broadway.”

The Chevron Flying Spectacular over Los Angeles, between 1945 and 1955 / unidentified photographer. Douglas Leigh papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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