Photograph of Lawrence Hargrave Flying Machine

Made c.1910

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences holds the largest collection of material internationally of the aviation pioneer, Lawrence Hargrave. While no single individual can be attributed to the invention of the aeroplane, Hargrave belonged to an elite body of scientists and researchers (along with Octave Chanute, Otto Lilienthal and Percy Sinclair Pilcher) whose experiments and inventions paved the way for the first powered, controlled flight achieved by the Wright Brothers on December 17, 1903.
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Summary

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Black and white print showing a Lawrence Hargrave flying machine in a museum with showcases in the background. The flying machine appears to be propped against a table.

Dimensions

165 mm
120 mm

Production

This black and white photograph was taken at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences in Harris Street, Ultimo, pre 1910.
c.1910

Source

Produced by the Powerhouse Museum, 1985
1 January, 1970

Cite this Object

Photograph of Lawrence Hargrave Flying Machine 2016, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 September 2017, <https://ma.as/49418>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/49418 |title=Photograph of Lawrence Hargrave Flying Machine |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=24 September 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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