Orville Wright and Henry Ford Inspecting Wright Cycle Shop at Its Original Site, Dayton, Ohio, 1936

Summary

Henry Ford admired brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright. They were all sons of the Midwest (Ford from Michigan, the Wrights from Ohio) who achieved great success in the early 20th century. When Ford moved the Wrights' home and cycle shop to Greenfield Village in 1937, Orville Wright helped him locate original family furnishings, books, and equipment to outfit the buildings.

Henry Ford admired brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright. They were all sons of the Midwest (Ford from Michigan, the Wrights from Ohio) who achieved great success in the early 20th century. When Ford moved the Wrights' home and cycle shop to Greenfield Village in 1937, Orville Wright helped him locate original family furnishings, books, and equipment to outfit the buildings.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10.000 in

Width: 8.125 in

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