1911 Wright Glider



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English: Cropped version of image from Library of Congress Wright Photographs.[1]

Bibliogrphic information from that site:

TITLE: [Right front view of glider in flight]

CALL NUMBER: LC-W86- 101 [P&P]

REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppprs-00692 (digital file from original) LC-W861-101 (b&w film copy neg.) No known restrictions.

MEDIUM: 1 negative : glass, dry plate ; 5 x 7 in.



Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912, photographer. Wright, Orville, 1871-1948, photographer.


Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 116.

Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright.

Reference copy in LOT 11512.

Orville, accompanied by his brother Lorin, his nephew Horace, and his friend Alexander Ogilvie, of England, arrived for the purpose of conducting gliding experiments with a glider resembling the Wright 1911 powered machine but lacking its motor (Renstrom, p. 113).

Forms part of: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright.


Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912. Wright, Orville, 1871-1948. Gliders--North Carolina--Kitty Hawk--1910-1920. Flight testing--North Carolina--Kitty Hawk--1910-1920.


Dry plate negatives 1910-1920.

PART OF: Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright

REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

DIGITAL ID: (original) ppprs 00692 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppprs.00692

CARD #: 2001696622
Date 1911(1911) (original upload date: 13 December 2006(2006-12-13))
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