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Creator

Wright Brothers

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_7_13

Creation Date

10-4-1905

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Front view of Orville Wright piloting the 46th flight of the Wright 1905 Flyer at Huffman Prairie. Orville flew for 33 minutes, 20 seconds and 20.8 miles at a height of 40 to 60 feet. Twelve photographs were taken of the flight. In this photograph the Flyer is approaching the camera resulting in a view of the front of the airplane. Bishop Milton Wright and Katharine Wright were among nine witnesses to the flight.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Image

Media Type

Photographic print, black and white

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Date Digital

9-7-2000

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_16_7_13; Huffman Prairie (Simms Station); Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright 1905 Flyer; Airplanes; Flight; Airfields; Trees; Fences; Huffman Prairie (Ohio); Simms Station (Ohio)

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