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Item Identifier Number

ms1_36_49

Creation Date

8-21-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Photograph of the launching derricks with Wright 1907 Model Flyer in background. Many people are gathered to watch the flight at Camp d'Auvours. Note the rope which extends from the derrick to the plane. The weight of the derrick is in a lowered position. 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

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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_49; European Flights; People; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Photograph albums; Artillery ranges; Launching derricks; Bollee Album

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