Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Airplane (Section of the Healing Machine)

Airplane (Section of the Healing Machine)

Emery Blagdon, American, 1907 - 1986

Made in Nebraska, United States, North and Central America


Basic structure: Galvanized and ungalvanized iron and copper wire of varying gauges and ages, including very fine, clear-coated copper wire (commonly called magnet wire, used in making electromagnetic coils) and green nylon–coated copper wire commonly used as electric ground wire Additional elements: Cut iron sheet; rolled and painted aluminum sheet; folded and rolled aluminum foil

6 feet 6 inches × 19 inches × 4 1/2 inches (198.1 × 48.3 × 11.4 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Contemporary Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:

Credit Line:
The Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection

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