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Item Identifier Number

ms1_17_4_7

Creation Date

1-1-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Officials of the French government inspecting the Wright Model A Flyer, the day Wilbur Wright won the Michelin prize for endurance. His flight lasted 2 hours, 20 minutes and 23 seconds. Note on reverse, "Bartou (sic in center who became prime minister, France", probably a reference to Louis Barthou, prime minister of France in 1909.

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

7-13-2004

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_17_4_7; European Flights; Hats, homburg; Hats, bowler; Camp d'Auvours; Spectators; Wright Model A Flyer; Aeronautics--Records; Michelin prize flight; Barthou, Louis, 1862-1934; Politicians, France

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