The U.S. Navy Convair XF2Y-1 Sea Dart (BuNo 135762) disintegrates in mid-air over San Diego Bay on 4 November 1954 during a demonstration for Navy officials and the press, killing Convair test pilot Charles E. Richbourg when he inadvertently exceeded the airframe limitations. [1888 × 1507]

The U.S. Navy Convair XF2Y-1 Sea Dart (BuNo 135762) disintegrates in mid-air over San Diego Bay on 4 November 1954 during a demonstration for Navy officials and the press, killing Convair test pilot Charles E. Richbourg when he inadvertently exceeded the airframe limitations. [1888 × 1507]

Illustrations by artist Boris Artzybasheff in the first edition of Charles G. Finney’s The Circus of Dr. Lao winner of the inaugural National Book Award for Most Original Book (1935)

Illustrations by artist Boris Artzybasheff in the first edition of Charles G. Finney’s The Circus of Dr. Lao winner of the inaugural National Book Award for Most Original Book (1935)