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Visual Evidence

Photo 4: The Wright brothers' camp and Flyer, 1903. [Photo 4] with link to larger version of photo.
(Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ppprs-00607)

Photo 4 shows the camp as it appeared in 1903 with the 48'X16' shed or hangar on the left and the Wright brothers' 42'X16' living quarters on the right.

Questions for Photo 4

1. What does the photo reveal about the landscape of the Outer Banks? What does it reveal about the Wright brothers' living conditions?

2. Based on the photo and Reading 2, what improvements did the Wright brothers make to their camp for the 1903 season?

3. What clues would help you determine which year the photo was taken if you didn't already know?

* The photo on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a larger version of Photo 4, but be aware that the file will take as much as 25 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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