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Creator

Orville Wright

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_16_2_4

Creation Date

12-14-1903

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Right front view of Wilbur Wright lying down in the Wright 1903 flyer after the failed first attempt to fly on December 14, 1903. The brief flight ended in a false start causing visible damage to the front horizontal rudder and skid.

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_4; Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Aircraft accidents; Wright 1903 Flyer; Kill Devil Hills (N.C.); Sand hills; Sand dunes

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