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Item Identifier Number

ms1_36_73

Creation Date

10-5-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Rene Pellier, the vice-president of the Aero Club of Sarthe, sitting in the passenger seat of the Wright 1907 Model Flyer at Camp d'Auvours. Wilbur Wright described Pellier as "the richest man in Le Mans." Pellier provided canned goods and time to Wilbur during his flight tests at Le Mans. From the Leon Bollee Album presented to Orville Wright July 17, 1920.

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_73; European Flights; Artillery ranges; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Photograph albums; Airplanes--Control systems; Pellier, Rene; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Bollee Album

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