Creator

Charles Lewis

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Item Identifier Number

MS204_02

Creation Date

1-1-1909

Collection

MS-204: Charles Lewis Collection

Description

Blériot is most famous for the first crossing of the English Channel by airplane in July, 1909. To win, Bleriot had to beat both Latham in an Antoinette, and Count Lambert in his Wright biplane. Bleriot's essential monoplane was his eleventh attempt to design a successful flyer.

Publisher Repository

Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives and Repository Services

Document Type

Image

Media Type

Postcard

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Keywords

MS204_02; Blériot, Louis, 1872-1936; Wright biplane; Monoplane; Postcards

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