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Wilbur Wright et M. le Compte de Lambert -- photographic postcard, 1908

 Item — Box: Assorted rare collections, Box 1, Folder: 2007-05-30-B
This small collection consists of three photographic prints, three photographic postcards, and one illustrative postcard collected by Manny Gorin relating to the Wright Brothers and their expositions in France, dating from 1908 through the 1910s. Among those pictured are: Charles Count de Lambert and Gabriele D'Annunzio seated in a Wright Type A Military (Signal Corps No.1); Ethel Roosevelt Derby at the controls of a Wright Type A Military (Signal Corps No.1) aircraft; Charles Count de Lambert and Kermit Roosevelt seated in a Wright Type A Military (Signal Corps No.1) aircraft; Paul Tissandier piloting a Wright Type A Military (Signal Corps No.1) aircraft; and Wilbur Wright standing with Charles Count de Lambert. One illustrative postcard depicts a Wright Flyer with decorative roses and a New Year's greeting. The items are listed in the inventory in chronological order.


  • 1908

Language of Materials

All materials are in French.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research but the materials are very fragile and may not be handled by researchers without permission of the Supervisory Archivist. Digital surrogates are available. For more information contact us.


From the Collection: 0.02 Cubic Feet (Two folders)


Repository Details

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