OOS Sculpture

Wright Brothers [Title Unknown]

2003 / Mark Henn / Dayton

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In this life-size bronze portrayal of the Wright Brothers, Wilbur explains the concept of "wing warping" to Orville. This idea was a fundamental innovation that enabled the ability to turn or bank during flight.

This work was commissioned as part of the centennial celebration of the Wright brothers' first flight and was dedicated on July 3, 2003.

Location: Deeds Point MetroPark, 510 Webster St

County

: Montgomery

Citation

: Mark Henn, “Wright Brothers [Title Unknown],” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 24, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/items/show/1324.

Title

Wright Brothers [Title Unknown]

Description

In this life-size bronze portrayal of the Wright Brothers, Wilbur explains the concept of "wing warping" to Orville. This idea was a fundamental innovation that enabled the ability to turn or bank during flight.

This work was commissioned as part of the centennial celebration of the Wright brothers' first flight and was dedicated on July 3, 2003.

Creator

Date

2003

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

1324

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

supported by

Provider Entity

Dayton Chamber of Commerce

Location Site

Location Street

510 Webster St

Location Type

Installation Date

2003

Materials