Cycle odometer on stand, from Replica 1903 'Wright Flyer'

Made:
1948
maker:
The de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School

Cycle odometer, on steel stand affixed to mahogany base, from Replica 1903 'Wright Flyer' aircraft, by The de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, 1948. The actual 1903 ‘Wright Flyer’: - designed and built by the Wright Brothers: Orville and Wilbur, achieved the world’s first successful heavier-than-air powered flight, on 17th December 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, United States.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
1948-268/7
Materials:
aluminium alloy, bakelite, mahogany (wood), paint and steel (metal)
type:
stand - support furniture
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • furnishing - artefact
  • furniture
credit:
The de Havilland Aeronautical Technical School