Takeoff for Lloyd C. Griscom's ascent with Wilbur Wright.

Takeoff for Lloyd C. Griscom's ascent with Wilbur Wright.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/425
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Title

  • Takeoff for Lloyd C. Griscom's ascent with Wilbur Wright.

Image Number

  • PR00440

Year

  • 1909

Date Note

  • Photographed in April 1909.

Series Title

General Note

  • In April 1909 the Wright Brothers traveled to Centocelle Field outside of Rome, Italy in order to provide flight training to two Italian lieutenants. Spectators included Italian King Victor Emmanuelle III, Financier J.P. Morgan and the United States Ambassador to Italy, Lloyd C. Griscom. This flight included Ambassador Griscom as a passenger.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

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