Item Identifier Number
MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
Number 77 in the series Les Pionniers de l'Air", this printed postcard shows Wilbur Wright in full flight in his Wright Model A Flyer before a small crowd of dignitaries. The location is Les Hunaudieres race course outside Le Mans. One of several postcards and photographs sent to Orville Wright by Colonel D.L. Putt, Wright Field, 1946. Col. Putt stated that he found them in going through a desk in a house in St. Germain where he was billeted from January to August, 1945. The photograph is attributed to C. Malcuit of Paris.
Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries
Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries
Photographic postcard, black and white
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AGFA DuoScan T2000XL
Le Mans, France
ms1_17_4_13; European Flights; Flight; Airplanes; Wright Model A Flyer; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912; Racetracks (Horse racing); Les Hunaudieres (France); Spectators