Orville Wright and H. Rinehart with Dayton-Wright DeHavilland 4

ID: A-38532-C or A38532C

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 25, Folder: 41 and Record Unit 95, Box 52, Folder: 4

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Summary

Orville Wright, director of the Dayton Wright Airplane Company, at left, and Howard Rinehart, chief test pilot, at right, in front of the De Havilland 4 airplane in the South Field on May 14-18 (no year is given in caption). The Wright Brothers wrote to Smithsonian Secretary Samuel P. Langley for advice on inventing a flying machine early in their work. They later donated some of their historic aircraft to the Institution.

Subject

Wright, Orville 1871-1948

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 25, Folder: 41 and Record Unit 95, Box 52, Folder: 4

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

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Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Inventors
  • Aeronautics
  • Inventions
  • De Havilland aircraft
  • Rinehart, Howard
  • Dayton Wright Airplane Company
  • De Havilland 4 (Airplane)

Place

Ohio

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

A-38532-C or A38532C

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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