Day of Griscom's flight with Wilbur Wright flying the plane.

Day of Griscom's flight with Wilbur Wright flying the plane.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/430
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Title

  • Day of Griscom's flight with Wilbur Wright flying the plane.

Image Number

  • PR00445

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. One of the flights included Ambassador Griscom as a passenger. Identified standing at the left is King Vittorio Emmanuel III.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject


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