Lucien LOTH (1885-1978)
Aircraft on the ground surrounded by mechanics
First and second Aviation Weeks in Reims, August 1909 - July 1910.
9 silver prints from the period, the largest in 128 x 180 mm format.
This photograph shows Wilbur Wright's Flyer and its launch pad. In 1908, Wilbur Wright was in the Sarthe and the Archives départementales organised an exhibition on the centenary of his flights. Wilbur Wright is not among the characters.
We thank Mr Dominique Dufay-Pere for this additional information.