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Wright Airplane | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Wright Airplane

Wright Airplane | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A Wright airplane flying over a grandstand in Indianapolis, with a second unidentified plane in the foreground. This exhibition at the recently-constructed Indianapolis Speedway was organized by the Wright Brothers in order to increase sales. All of the flying was done by members of their exhibition team. This snapshot was taken by Arthur Pratt Warner, Wisconsin's first aviator, who attended several aviation exhibitions during 1910.
DESCRIPTION
A Wright airplane flying over a grandstand in Indianapolis, with a second unidentified plane in the foreground. This exhibition at the recently-constructed Indianapolis Speedway was organized by the Wright Brothers in order to increase sales. All of the flying was done by members of their exhibition team. This snapshot was taken by Arthur Pratt Warner, Wisconsin's first aviator, who attended several aviation exhibitions during 1910.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11573
Creation Date: 1910
Creator Name:Warner, Arthur Pratt
City:Indianapolis
County:
State:Indiana
Collection Name:Warner, Arthur Pratt, 1870-1958 : Papers, ca. 1906-1958
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3053
Original Dimensions:4 x 2.25 inches
SUBJECTS
Stadiums
Cities and towns
Sports facilities
Exhibitions
Outdoor photography
Air shows
Attractions
Airplanes

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