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Santos-Dumont, Alberto

Three-quarter left front view of the rear - or main wing cell portion - of the Santos-Dumont No 14bis. The wing is being moved along a street prior to a flight attempt (Santos-Dumont is on the right wearing a derby hat and leading the procession).

ca. Bagatelle, France. September, 1905.

Source: Wide World Photos (Paris Bureau), no photo number; via Library of Congress, Box 103, L'Aerophile Collection.

Further Reading:

Wykeham, Peter. Santos-Dumont; a study in obsession. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962. 278 p.
LC CALL NUMBER: TL540.S25 W9 1963

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