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Creator

C. Malcuit

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_17_4_13

Creation Date

8-1-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Number 77 in the series Les Pionniers de l'Air", this printed postcard shows Wilbur Wright in full flight in his Wright Model A Flyer before a small crowd of dignitaries. The location is Les Hunaudieres race course outside Le Mans. One of several postcards and photographs sent to Orville Wright by Colonel D.L. Putt, Wright Field, 1946. Col. Putt stated that he found them in going through a desk in a house in St. Germain where he was billeted from January to August, 1945. The photograph is attributed to C. Malcuit of Paris.

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 postcard, 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

9-7-2000

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_17_4_13; European Flights; Flight; Airplanes; Wright Model A Flyer; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Racetracks (Horse racing); Les Hunaudieres (France); Spectators; Buildings

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