Interior of the Hangar at Camp d'Auvours, near Le Mans, France, 1908-1909

Summary

Just as he and his brother had done at Kitty Hawk earlier in the decade, Wilbur Wright used a simple wooden hangar as his base of operations during his demonstration flights in France in 1908-1909. In addition to a workbench and tools for the airplane, the hangar included cooking utensils and a pantry stocked with canned goods.

Just as he and his brother had done at Kitty Hawk earlier in the decade, Wilbur Wright used a simple wooden hangar as his base of operations during his demonstration flights in France in 1908-1909. In addition to a workbench and tools for the airplane, the hangar included cooking utensils and a pantry stocked with canned goods.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Subject Date

1908-1909

Collection Title

Leon Bollee Photographs 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2000.53.60

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Glass (Material)

Technique

Gelatin dry plate process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 5.000 in

Width: 7.000 in

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