Prevost (LOC)

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Bain News Service,, publisher.


[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photo probably shows French aviator Maurice Prevost (1887-1952). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

General information about the Bain Collection is available at

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):

Call Number: LC-B2- 2520-11

striatic, Zabowski, severnspoon, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. striatic 82 months ago | reply

    look like pilot Maurice Prévost:

    according to that, he held the world speed record for a time. who knew?

  2. The Library of Congress 82 months ago | reply

    striatic: We'll add Prévost's first name to the source catalog, with the caution of "probably" until we can find a photograph that confirms that it's the same person. Thanks!

  3. striatic 82 months ago | reply Prevost.htm

    here's another photo of him .. you can tell it is the same person by the distinctive nose.

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