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Iconic Wright Brothers Photos in Color

Exclusive: Iconic Wright Brothers Photos Colorized for the First Time

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These black-and-white photos, depicting the Wright Brothers and the lead-up to their first flight, have been painstakingly colorized using a digital paintbrush. It was done exclusively by RealClearLife‘s staff. Watch as they transition from their original tint to their new, colorized version.

Wright Brothers First Flight
First successful flight of the Wright Flyer on December 17, 1903. (John T. Daniels/Library of Congress)
Wilbur and Orville Wright with their second powered machine; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio (Library of Congress
Wilbur and Orville Wright with their second powered machine; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio (Library of Congress)
Wilbur and Orville Wright with their second powered machine; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio (Library of Congress)
Wilbur and Orville Wright with their second powered machine; Huffman Prairie, Dayton, Ohio (Library of Congress)
Wright Brothers Flight
Left side view of the 1900 Wright glider before installation of forward horizontal control surface, flying as a kite, tipped forward. (Library of Congress)
Wright Brothers Flight
Side view of Wilbur gliding in level flight, moving to right near bottom of Big Hill; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. (Library of Congress)

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