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Item Identifier Number

ms1_36_108

Creation Date

8-1-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

The rudder, left, and launching derricks, right, frame the photograph of reporters and cameramen at Camp d'Auvours. As word spread of Wilbur Wright's flight tests in France, so did the enthusiasm of the French newspapers. After Wilbur's first week in France, he and Orville had achieved international fame. From the Leon Bollee Album presented to Orville Wright July 17, 1920. This photograph was taken between 08/1908 and 01/1909.

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

3-4-2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_36_108; European Flights; Spectators; Rudders; Reporters and reporting; Photograph albums; Treeline; People; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Artillery ranges; Launching derricks; Bollee Album

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