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Catapult of Samuel P. Langley's flying machine (Aerodrome) from a houseboat on the Potomac River at Quantico, Virginia

Publisher: photographed 1903, printed later.
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Photograph : No Linguistic Content
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Photographs show Samuel Langley's tandem winged-monoplane "Aerodrome," powered by gasoline engine, piloted by Charles Manly, preparing for launch from a specially constructed houseboat on the Potomac River; the subsequent fall of the plane into the Potomac; workmen retrieving wreck from the water. LOT also includes one photograph of a Wright brothers' airplane (probably at Fort Myer, Virginia, Sept. 1908).
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Genre/Form: Photographic prints
Named Person: S P Langley; Charles M Manly; Charles M Manly
Material Type: Graphic, Photograph, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
OCLC Number: 56778142
Notes: LOT title devised by Library staff.
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Description: 11 photographic prints.
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Photographs show Samuel Langley's tandem winged-monoplane "Aerodrome," powered by gasoline engine, piloted by Charles Manly, preparing for launch from a specially constructed houseboat on the Potomac River; the subsequent fall of the plane into the Potomac; workmen retrieving wreck from the water. LOT also includes one photograph of a Wright brothers' airplane (probably at Fort Myer, Virginia, Sept. 1908).

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