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by unknown hand, top right in graphite: 3x2; vertical along right edge printed in image: ((WX2-Mar.13) NEW PRINT PRODUCED ON FIRST AIR FLIGHT—This new print / showing the Wright brothers’ [circled in blue ink] historic first air flight near Kitty Hawk, / N.C., on December 17, 1903, was released by the Library of Congress in / Washington today, with the comment that it shows many details not visible / in any known previous printing. The picture was made by a camera set up / by Orville Wright and snapped by John T. Daniels. It shows Orville at / the controls and Wilbur Wright running beside the plane. / (ap wirephoto (bef610001cc) 1953; on verso, by unknown hand, upper left in graphite inverted: 11189; upper left Associated Press copyright stamp in black ink; center right printed in black ink inverted: dfpb 46669; lower right stamped in purple ink: MAR 25 1953

Provenance

Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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