Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
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.
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Photographic print, black and white
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AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL
Le Mans, France
ms1_36_84; European Flights; Bollee, Leon, 1870-1913; Balloons; Automobiles; Pellier, Rene; Photograph albums; Children; Artillery ranges; Bollee Album