Wilbur Wright October 1908

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the The Wright Brothers & The Invention of the Aerial Age exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Date

1908

Inventory Number

A19510001000

Physical Description

Wilbur Wright, October 1908. Portrait of Wilbur Wright, painted in 1908 at the time of Wright's flight demonstrations in Europe; believed to be the only portrait from life of Wilbur Wright; waist up portrait; 'apple' cap, brown background.

Credit Line

Gift of Brigadier General Frank P. Lahm (USAF, Ret.) and Mrs Frank Parker

Sitter

Wilbur Wright

Country of Origin

France

Medium

Painting, Portrait, oil on canvas

Dimensions

2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 104.5 × 86 × 7cm (41 1/8 × 33 7/8 × 2 3/4 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ART-Paintings-Portraits

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