Wright (Co) Type A, 1908-1909 European Tour
Subject Source: Nasm
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Manny Gorin Wright Brothers Glass Plate Negatives Collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description The Manny Gorin Wright Brothers Glass Plate Negatives Collection consists of 15 glass plate negatives of the Wright Brothers and their Model A aircraft in France, circa 1908-1909. Four images depict the Model A in flight. Five images show the aircraft on the ground with groups of people, primarily men, standing around it and inspecting it. One image shows the plane being wheeled across a dirt road toward a barn-like structure, likely Wilbur's temporary hangar at the Hunaudières...
"La Conquête de l'Air" postcard book
Collection — Box Assorted rare collections, Box 1: [One], Folder: 1988-03-22
Content Description "La Conquête de l'Air" postcard book is a collection consisting of one book of 24 postcards documenting Wilbur Wright's demonstration flights in Le Mans, France in 1908. The booklet includes two pages of text about Le Mans, France and Léon Bollée, Civil Engineer of the City of Le Mans. The 24 photomechanical postcards in the booklet include images of Wilbur and Orville Wright; Léon Bollée; the motor for the Wright flyer; the aircraft under construction in Bollée's factory; the...