Current lot doesn't have any damage.
This negative is kept in the permanent collection of Library of Congress "Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives" archive and credited to Andreas Feininger, Call Number is: LC-USE6- D-008210.
The official Library of Congress of caption reads:
"Production. B-17 heavy bomber. Tail sections of B-17F (Flying Fortress) bombers ready for assembly into the big warships of the air at the Boeing plant in Seattle. The Flying Fortress has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It is a fourengine heavy bomber capable of flying at high altitudes. Repository: Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540".
Vintage print issued in 1942 by the Office of War Information (OWI), distributed to an American newspaper where it remained archived until the present.
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