Lot #7
Orville Wright

Orville demonstrates the use of an anemometer
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Description

Orville demonstrates the use of an anemometer

Vintage glossy 6 x 4.25 photo of Wright standing in a field with Augustus Post, holding an anemometer up in his left hand, signed in black ink, “Orville Wright.” Photo is stamped on the reverse, “Photographed for Collier’s Weekly all rights of publication reserved. Caption…Photographed by J. H. Hare.” Hare has also written a pencil notation on the reverse which reads, “Orville Wright showing Augustus Post Secy of Air Club of America how Wind Guage [sic] is used.” Beautifully matted and framed against a 22.5 x 18 reproduction photo of the first flight, along with a small swatch of original fabric from the original Wright flyer, flown on December 17, 1903, to an overall size of 22.25 x 18. Some scattered light creases and a couple of small stray ink marks, otherwise fine condition. RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation Auction
  • Dates: November 14 - November 21