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Item Identifier Number

ms1_36_84

Creation Date

11-13-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

A group of spectators and officials gather to watch Wilbur Wright attempt to win the Aero Club de la Sarthe prize for height at Camp d'Auvours. The required conditions were 30 meters, and on this day, Wilbur Wright ascended nearly 70 meters. Leon Bollee and Rene Pellier are seen in this photograph standing by the altitude balloon used to measure the 30 meter mark. 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_84; European Flights; Bollee, Leon, 1870-1913; Balloons; Automobiles; People; Pellier, Rene; Photograph albums; Children; Artillery ranges; Bollee Album

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