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MS-1: Wright Brothers Collection
Officials of the French government inspecting the Wright Model A Flyer, the day Wilbur Wright won the Michelin prize for endurance. His flight lasted 2 hours, 20 minutes and 23 seconds. Note on reverse, "Bartou (sic in center who became prime minister, France", probably a reference to Louis Barthou, prime minister of France in 1909.
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Photographic postcard, black and white
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ms1_17_4_7; European Flights; Homburg hats; Bowler hats; Camp d'Auvours; Spectators; Wright Model A Flyer; Aeronautics--Records; Michelin prize flight; Barthou, Louis, 1862-1934; Politicians, France