WRIGHT, WILBUR. 1867-1912.

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WRIGHT, WILBUR. 1867-1912.

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The Air and Space Sale

17 Sep 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

WRIGHT, WILBUR. 1867-1912.
La conquete de l'air. Collotype photographic postcard, 90 x 140 mm, depicting Wilbur in flight at Le Mans, [August, 1908], captioned at the top L'aéroplane de l'Aviateur américain Wright au début de l'essor de vol plané ou il va parcourir une distance de 10 kilomètres, a une hauteur moyenne de 20 mètres, and SIGNED ("Wilbur Wright") in the center of the image over the roof of the hangar. Tape residue at top edge, slight soiling.

One of Wilbur's earliest flights at Le Mans in 1908, with the hangar in the background, which was Wilbur's base of operations at Le Mans. The hangar also served as Wilbur's primary residence during his stay, outfitted with cooking utensils and a pantry full of canned foods.
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