Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
Sitting in the Wright Model A Flyer prior to take-off are Lt. Thomas E. Selfridge and Orville Wright. Mechanic Charlie Taylor is untying the safety rope. Caption below photograph, "Selfridge in, Wright getting in, Taylor untying safety rope." C. H. Claudy Ft. Myer photograph album. This photograph is attributed to C. H. Claudy, Washington, D.C.
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Photographic print, black and white
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ms1_33_49; Military Demonstrations; C.H. Claudy's Fort Myer Album; Photograph albums; Wright Model A Flyer; Military bases; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Selfridge, Thomas Etholen, 1882-1908; Taylor, Charles E., 1868-1956; Spectators; Launch rail