The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) On May 22, 1906 – The Wright brothers were granted U.S. patent number 821,393 for their "Flying-Machine".
Title: WRIGHT BROTHERS AIRPLANE, ETC. TYPE A PLANE AT FORT MYER. Creator(s): Harris & Ewing, photographer. Date Created / Published: 1909. Medium: 1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-hec-06070 (digital file from original negative) (first image)
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Call Number: LC-H261- 5303 [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print.
Notes: Title and date from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp. note: Batch one.
Subjects: United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.) Format: Glass negatives. Collections: Harris and Ewing Collection.
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