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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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.


  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


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

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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,


c. 1920s?

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  • Airplanes
  • Aeronautics
  • Exhibitions
  • Wright Brothers' Airplane


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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Physical description

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

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