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Creator

Octave Chanute

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_15_5_43

Creation Date

1901

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Octave Chanute's photograph of the Wright 1901 glider in flight at Kill Devil Hills in 1901. The glider can barely be seen in the lower left corner of the photograph. In the distance can be seen the building of the Wright camp at Kill Devil Hills. The Wright brother piloting the glider is not identified.

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

Permissions

Special Collections and Archives provides reprints or digital copies of our materials for a fee. For further information please visit their website or call (937) 775-2092.

Date Digital

9-7-2000

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_15_5_43; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; Gliders; Wright 1902 Glider; Gliding and soaring; Sand dunes; Flight; Kill Devil Hills (N.C.); Sand hills; Wooden-frame buildings

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