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Item Identifier Number

ms1_36_47

Creation Date

8-21-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Photograph of launching derrick at Camp d'Auvours. The weight is suspended at the highest position before take off. The Wright 1907 Model Flyer is seen at the right of the photo. Once the pilot is ready, he releases the rope from within the plane, launching it at flight speed. >From the Leon Bollee Album presented to Orville Wright July 17, 1920. This photograph was taken between 08/21/1908 and 01/02/1909.

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

March 2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_36_47; European Flights; Artillery ranges; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; People; Weight; Photograph albums; Launching derricks; Bollee Album

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