Langley Aerodrome No. 5

ID: SIA2012-3092 and A18864 and A18868a

Creator: Bell, Alexander Graham 1847-1922

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: May 6, 1896

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 15, Folder: 9B

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Summary

An instantaneous photograph by Alexander Graham Bell of Langley Aerodrome No. 5 in flight May 6, 1896. This aerodrome or flying machine was developed by Samuel Pierpont Langley, 1834-1906, astrophysicist and third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-1906.

Subject

Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 15, Folder: 9B

Contact information

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

Date

May 6, 1896

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Aerodromics
  • Airplanes
  • Secretariats
  • Secretaries
  • Langley Aerodrome Tests
  • Flight
  • Aeronautics
  • Inventions

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

SIA2012-3092 and A18864 and A18868a

Physical description

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

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