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Creator

Orville Wright

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_2_24

Creation Date

12-17-1903

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Wilbur Wright piloting the Wright 1903 flyer on the fourth and longest flight. The Wrights cited this flight as having lasted 59 seconds. The launch rail and bench used as a wing rest are also visible. Original 1903 print on coated paper.

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_24; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; Wright 1903 Flyer; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Skid marks; Footprints; Sand; Launch rail; Flight; Kill Devil Hills (N.C.); Benches

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