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Famous issue of Wilbur Wright circling the Statue of Liberty...



Item # 642353

October 9, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1909 Almost the entire front page is taken up with the famous photo captioned: "A New Kind Of Gull In New York Harbor--Wilbur Wright...made a most spectacular flight on Sept. 29th when he circled the Statue of Liberty...without mishap..." . A great & very displayable issue on early aviation. Additional prints include:  "The History Of New York On Wheels", The Inauguration at Harvard", "General Robert E. Lee's Statue in the Capital", "A Princess Of The Footlights", "High-Class Vaudeville In The West", by E.W. Kemble, "Bitterness of Women", and more.

Other prints, news of the day, and period advertising are present as well.  Contains 28 pages.

Category: 1900-1916

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