Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
The group of men in dark suits are preparing to release the altitude balloon at Camp d'Auvours. The balloon rises to 30 meters to measure the altitude of the flight. Wilbur Wright ascended to nearly 70 meters, wining the prize from the Aero Club de la Sarthe. From the Leon Bollee Album presented to Orville Wright July 17, 1920.
Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries
Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries
Photographic print, black and white
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AGFA DuoScan T2000 XL
Le Mans, France
ms1_36_85; European Flights; Automobiles; Balloons; Photograph albums; Artillery ranges; Bollee Album