The Wright Brothers  - The Invention of the Aerial Age

Orville's mandolin. 200 intricately carved wing shapes. One surviving wingtip. These artifacts in the Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age online exhibit offer rich details and personal insights into the Wright brothers' lives. Begin exploring and learn more about the Wright brothers.


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Original St. Clair bicycle
Lent by the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village
Only five bicycles manufactured by the Wright brothers are known to exist. This one, a model they called the St. Clair, was built in 1898. Less expensive than the Van Cleve, the St. Clair sold for $42.50.
Original Wright Brothers-Built Bicycle

 

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