Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
Sitting in the Wright Model A Flyer are Lt. Thomas E. Selfridge and Orville Wright just prior to take-off. Caption below photograph, "Waiting for Claudy to step back. The last picture of Selfridge, taken just as he was about to pull the trip lever to start the flight." C. H. Claudy Ft. Myer photograph album. This photograph is attributed to C. H. Claudy, Washington, D.C.
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Photographic print, black and white
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ms1_33_50; Military Demonstrations; C.H. Claudy's Fort Myer Album; Military bases; Wright Model A Flyer; Selfridge, Thomas Etholen, 1882-1908; Launch rail; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Spectators; Airplanes--Takeoff; Photograph albums