1934 Print Major Kepner Capt Stevens Gondola Science Communicate Broadcast NGMA5


This is an original 1934 black and white halftone print of Major Kepner and Captain Stevens testing the apparatus in the gondola which enabled them to broadcast from far above the clouds and converse with officers of the National Geographic Society and United States Army Air Corps in Washington.


This 79+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 5.25 inches; 10 x 13 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Photography by Richard H. Stewart.