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Item Identifier Number

ms1_36_78

Creation Date

10-1-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Dowager Queen Maria Cristina of Spain congratulates Wilbur Wright after a flight. Wilbur Wright described the large number of royalty and wealthy coming to see him fly as "thick as fleas" because there were so many. From the Leon Bollee Album presented to Orville Wright July 17, 1920. This photograph was taken between 10/1908 and 11/1908.

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

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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_78; European Flights; People; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Umbrellas; Wright 1907 Model Flyer; Photograph albums; Maria Cristina, consort of Alfonso XII, King of Spain, 1858-1929; Bollee Album

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