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Mystery Monday: lighter than air

Stained glass artist G. Owen Bonawit produced hundreds of window panels for Yale buildings in the interwar years. Where did we spot this image of Henri Giffard’s steam-powered airship of 1852?

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  • George Huthsteiner '74 TD
    George Huthsteiner '74 TD, 1:25pm September 19 2023 | Ico flag Flag as inappropriate

    I believe this piece is somewhere on the first floor of the Humanities Quadrangle, based on the metalwork surround <> Hall of Graduate Studies 1931 James Gamble Rogers. HGS -> Humanities Quadrangle 2022 Ann Beha. HQ. Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 1847 GSAS. York St. 320 <>

  • Mark Branch
    Mark Branch, 10:15am September 22 2023 | Ico flag Flag as inappropriate

    That's correct! It's in the common room, on the courtyard side.

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