Wright Flyer at Huffman Prairie, Glass Plate Negatives
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 3 glass plate negatives, with copy prints, depicting the Wright Flyer at Huffman Prairie. The photos are believed to date to the time of the Wright School of Aviation, which operated at Huffman Prairie from 1910-1916. It is unclear whether Wilbur Wright or Orville Wright are depicted in any of the photos.
- Creation: circa 1910 - circa 1916
Conditions Governing Access
Researchers should use the paper or digital surrogates rather than the original glass plates.
1 folder(s) (3 glass plate negatives)
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Each glass plate is in an individual paper sleeve, with a copy print affixed to the outside, showing the image and item number. The sleeves are then enclosed within a heavy cardstock pamphlet binder for added protection.
Existence and Location of Copies
The original glass plates have been digitized, and copy prints as well as the digital scans are available.
- Guide to the Wright Flyer at Huffman Prairie, Glass Plate Negatives (SC-200)
- Lisa Rickey
- 2021 Aug 11
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