Maxim 1894 Flying Machine. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

"The flying machine with the side wings removed." One-half right rear view of Hiram Maxim's Flying Machine test rig mounted on its track at Maxim's home at Baldwyn¡s Park, Bexley, Kent, England; 1894. The machine is seen here with its long side wing panels removed from the upper and lower surfaces. A large number of visitors are seen standing around or sitting on the machine. Maxim (with white beard) can be seen among those standing on the machine.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Aircraft

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Hiram S. Maxim

Subject

Maxim, Hiram S. (Hiram Stevens), 1840-1916

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Date

1894

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-7B04414