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NASA Wind Tunnel, 1950

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Colorized by Jordan J. Lloyd
based on negative by NASA
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• Colorized giclée art print, made in England 
• Printed on museum-grade archival stock
• Ships in a Tube


ABOUT THIS PHOTOGRAPH

Taken March 15th, 1950. Langley Research Center, Virginia, United States 
(NASA / Public Domain)

"A collaboration with the Travels Through Time podcast and Faber & Faber to celebrate to celebrate the release of Stuart Clark's book, Beneath the Night, available now. I was really drawn to the brilliant composition and the shadows. Even though the colour scheme looks simple and monochromatic, it was surprisingly difficult to get variation enough that looked natural. I managed to find a real colour photograph of the same wind turbine for reference."

Jordan J. Lloyd

Original Caption

"Guide vanes in the 19 foot Pressure Wind Tunnel at Langley Aeronautical Laboratory, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, form an ellipse 33 feet high and 47 feet wide. The 23 vanes force the air to turn corners smoothly as it rushes through the giant passages. If vanes were omitted, the air would pile up in dense masses along the outside curves, like water rounding a bend in a fast brook. Turbulent eddies would interfere with the wind tunnel tests, which require a steady flow of fast, smooth air."

PRINT SIZES

Our prints come in three popular sizes so you can frame them yourself.

LISTED SIZES

M – 12”× 16” inches (30.5 × 40.6 cm)
L – 16”× 20” inches (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
XXL – 30”× 40” inches (76.2 × 101.6 cm)

PRINTED IMAGE SIZE

Please note that the Listed Sizes refer to the print stock which comes with a white border. The printed image sizes are:

M – 9" × 12 ½" (22.9× 31.8 cm)
L – 12" × 16 ¾" (30.5 × 42.6 cm)
XXL – 24" × 33 ½" (61 × 85 cm)

Please note that all giclée art prints are currently supplied unframed.

THE SMALL PRINT

Proudly printed by the Silverhill Press, an independent printer based in St–Leonards–On–Sea on the south coast of England. More information about our prints can be found here.

This is a derivative work. Photographs for illustration purposes only.