A colorful history from the National Air and Space Museum’s poster collections.
- By Rebecca Maksel
- AirSpaceMag.com, July 05, 2013
This unusual commemorative 1912 poster doesn't offer any clues as to where the depicted airplane and auto race took place. By 1912, races between the two machines were commonplace, but the route would typically pass through several cities. This competition is a bit different in that it seems to take place on a racing track.