Lot #2
Orville Wright

Oversized portrait presented to an Ohio congressman and fellow pilot
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Description

Oversized portrait presented to an Ohio congressman and fellow pilot

Vintage oversized matte-finish 10.75 x 14 bust portrait, by Cornwell of Dayton, Ohio, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, “For Roy G. Fitzgerald, with best wishes, Orville Wright.” In very good condition, with missing lower left corner tip, scattered silvering around edges and signature, light soiling to borders, and a few spots to facial area of image. Roy Fitzgerald (1875–1962) was a congressional representative from Ohio who was acquainted with the Wright brothers, and was also a licensed pilot himself. In Dayton, he secured the location of Wright Field, which is now part of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space and Aviation Auction
  • Dates: May 15 - May 22





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