Creator/Contributor:Lilienthal, Otto, 1848-1896
Photos of gliders ordered from Otto Lilienthal, German aeronautical engineer and pioneer in aviation. All are shown on the
ground. One photo shows Hiram Maxim, inventor and explosive expert, with a kite, and a frame for an extremely large kite.
Date:ca. 1895 (issued)
Subject:Maxim, Hiram S. (Hiram Stevens) -- 1840-1916 -- Pictorial works
Gliders (Aeronautics) -- Photographs
Kites -- Photographs
Title supplied by cataloger.
From the possession of J.I. Bennet, early Oxford plane enthusiast; they passed into the collection of C.K. Ogden, inventor
of Basic English.
6 photographic prints : b&w ; 29 x 24 cm., on mounts 35 x 30 cm.
BANC PIC 1984.001--B