7.37 in HIGH x 13.75 in WIDE
(18.72 cm HIGH x 34.92 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

The Tribune photo, dated December 15, 1975, has a caption attached; it reads " A PATRIOTIC WORK OF ART They call this plane the Flying Colors of the United States. American artist Alexander Calder designed a red, wehite, and blue paint job for the Braniff International jet airliner. Previewing the plane are, from left to right, Thomas McCauley, Braniff vice president, Elwyn Dunstan, chairman of the Oakland Bicentennial Committee, George Neuebert, curator of the Oakland Museum, and Anne Sedon, Braniff hostess." In the photo the people named in the caption are arrayed in front of a podium/loudspeaker, with the aircraft at their backs. An unidentified man is, (with his hand to his face) is standing behind and slightly to the left of the men in the photo.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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