Wright Brothers Garden Shed

Summary

Orville and Wilbur Wright were enthusiastic photographers who took many shots of their family and friends. They also took numerous photos of their gliders and airplanes, and those images remain vital records of the airplane's invention. The brothers developed their glass plate negatives in a darkroom they built in the shed behind the family home.

Orville and Wilbur Wright were enthusiastic photographers who took many shots of their family and friends. They also took numerous photos of their gliders and airplanes, and those images remain vital records of the airplane's invention. The brothers developed their glass plate negatives in a darkroom they built in the shed behind the family home.

Artifact

Shed (Storage structure)

Date Made

1870-1900

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States, Ohio, Dayton 

Creator Notes

Originally built in the late 19th century in Dayton, Ohio.

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Main Street District

Object ID

38.820.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Wood (Plant material)

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