Item Identifier Number
MS-338: Harvard-Boston Aero Meet Collection
The photograph is of Thomas Sopwith flying a Wright Model A Flyer with a seven on the tail and under the wing at the Harvard-Boston Aero Meet which was held in Atlantic, Massachusetts from August 26 through September 4, 1911 and was sponsored by the Harvard Aeronautical Society and the Boston Daily Globe. Spectators are in the background near another biplane and buildings can be seen on the left side of the image. Sopwith was given the number seven to identify his aircraft during the meet.
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ms338_10_69; Harvard-Boston Aero Meet--1911; Philpott, Anthony, 1860-1952; Sopwith, Thomas, Sir, 1888-1989; Wright Model A Flyer