Air Museum with Wright Military Airplane

ID: 91-3699

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1920s?

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder 1

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Summary

View of Wright Brothers Military Airplane used by the United States Army, 1909-1910 in the Arts and Industries Building. It was the first flying machine purchased and put in practical service by any government. Behind it is the first autogiro in America. They hang above various exhibit cases.

Subject

  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

View from the other end of the hall, neg # 33065

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 41, Folder 1

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1920s?

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics
  • Exhibitions
  • Wright Brothers' Airplane

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

91-3699

Physical description

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

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