Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Wilbur Wright, one of the co-inventors of the first aircraft. The Wright Brothers wrote to Smithsonian Secretary Samuel P. Langley for advice on inventing flying machine early in their work. They later donated some of their historic aircraft to the Institution.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 25, Folder: 41