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Early gliders [graphic]
BANC PIC 1984.001--B
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Title:

Early gliders

Creator/Contributor:

Lilienthal, Otto, 1848-1896

Abstract:

Photos of gliders ordered from Otto Lilienthal, German aeronautical engineer and pioneer in aviation. All are shown on the ground. One photo shows Hiram Maxim, inventor and explosive expert, with a kite, and a frame for an extremely large kite.

Date:

ca. 1895 (issued)

Subject:

Maxim, Hiram S. (Hiram Stevens) -- 1840-1916 -- Pictorial works
Gliders (Aeronautics) -- Photographs
Kites -- Photographs

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographer unknown.
From the possession of J.I. Bennet, early Oxford plane enthusiast; they passed into the collection of C.K. Ogden, inventor of Basic English.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
6 photographic prints : b&w ; 29 x 24 cm., on mounts 35 x 30 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1984.001--B

Origin:

England