Wright Home--Reconstruction--Item4

Summary

Henry Ford relocated the Wright brothers' home and cycle shop from Dayton, Ohio, to Greenfield Village in 1937. While the buildings sat a few blocks apart in Dayton, Ford placed them side-by-side at his Dearborn museum complex. Orville Wright and Charlie Taylor, the mechanic who built the engine for the 1903 Wright Flyer, assisted to ensure the reconstructions' accuracy.

Henry Ford relocated the Wright brothers' home and cycle shop from Dayton, Ohio, to Greenfield Village in 1937. While the buildings sat a few blocks apart in Dayton, Ford placed them side-by-side at his Dearborn museum complex. Orville Wright and Charlie Taylor, the mechanic who built the engine for the 1903 Wright Flyer, assisted to ensure the reconstructions' accuracy.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

Wright Home

Details
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