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Unidentified Photographer

20-Foot Snow Sculpture of Amelia Earhart

Date February 1938
Location Virginia Minnesota United States
Dimensions Image: 3 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (7.9 x 13 cm)
Paper: 3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in. (8.7 x 13.8 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver

Amelia Earhart's disappearance, discussed throughout the world, prompted ephemeral and fantastic tributes, such as this snow sculpture.

Credit line

Museum Purchase, 2006

Feedback Accession No. 2006.18.4