John Stringfellow, English pioneer aviator, c 1855. : News Photo
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John Stringfellow, English pioneer aviator, c 1855.

UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 15: Tin-plate photograph of John Stringfellow (1799-1883), English inventor and pioneer aviator who flew the world's first powered aeroplane in 1848. After much development, this steam-powered model was capable of climbing flight using its own power and could sustain distances of up to 120 feet. Perhaps the most famous of Stringfellow's flying machines was his steam-powered triplane of 1868, which was exhibited at Crystal Palace in London, England. Some of his experimental model aeroplanes are preserved at the Science Museum in London. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
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Restrictions:Contact your local office for all commercial or promotional uses.
Editorial #:90734277
Collection:SSPL
Date created:01 January, 1855
Licence type:Rights-managed
Release info:Not released. More information
Source:SSPL
Object name:10311238
Max file size:2737 x 3504 px (23.17 x 29.67 cm) - 300 dpi - 1.59 MB
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