Orville Wright glider flights - Cyanotype #13


Title
Orville Wright glider flights - Cyanotype #13
Description
Orville Wright in the midst of the longest glider or soaring flight of his career--a new world record that stood unsurpassed for longer than a decade. While the picture caption (on verso?) reads "Making the record flight--10 min 1 sec"--evidently in Drinkwater's hand writing, Orville recorded in his diary on 24 October 1911 that the flight was actually 9 minutes and 45 seconds.
Date
October 24, 1911
Original Format
photographs
Extent
15cm x 8cm
Local Identifier
0805-b1-ff
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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