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Creator

C. H. Claudy

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Item Identifier Number

ms1_17_7_21

Creation Date

9-17-1908

Collection

MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection

Description

Orville Wright and Selfridge seated in the Wright Model A Flyer. In a final preparation for this fatal flight, Charlie Taylor is untying the safety rope and has his rear turned to the camera. Photographer's note reverse, "...one minute later I had taken the last picture and they were off." This photograph is attributed to C. H. Claudy, Washington (D.C.)

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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Date Digital

9-7-2000

Digitization Specification

AGFA DuoScan T2000XL


Keywords

ms1_17_7_21; Early Military; Wright Model A Flyer; Selfridge, Thomas Etholen, 1882-1908; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Taylor, Charles E., 1868-1956; Military bases; Spectators

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