Caricature of Wilbur Wright. Note that he is depicted with wings.
May I introduce myself
Everyone was clamoring to meet the Wrights:
other prominent aviators, people with business deals, reporters,
adoring women seeking their attention.
The many faces of the Wrights
The Wrights disliked the attention and bristled
at the widely inaccurate characterizations of themselves.
In the age of mass media, caricature became a hallmark of
celebrity. The brothers’ likenesses were captured in
a range of interpretations, not always flattering.
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