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Item Identifier Number

ms1_36_48

Creation Date

8-21-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Photo of Wilbur Wright installing the launching derricks at Camp d'Auvours. The tower stood at 20 feet and once the 1600 lb. weight was added to the ropes in the middle, the system was designed to help the plane reach flight speed to get off the ground. 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

3-4-2003

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL


Keywords

ms1_36_48; European Flights; People; Artillery ranges; Cameras; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Photograph albums; Launching derricks; Bollee Album

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