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Wright Brothers

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_2_21

Creation Date

12-17-1903

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Right rear view of the third flight of the Wright 1903 Flyer with Orville Wright piloting. The right wing is near to touching the ground after a strong gust of wind has raised the left wing. Note on reverse in Orville Wright's handwriting "First power machine. We have better ones."

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_16_2_21; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Wright 1903 Flyer; Flight; Kill Devil Hills (N.C.); Sand; Sand hills; Sand dunes; Footprints

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