On December 17, 1903, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina would no longer be a quiet outpost among the islands of the Outer Banks. It was here that Orville and Wilbur Wright completed man's first powered flight.
What is not well known about the Wright brothers is that they were highly skilled amateur photographers who had their own photo laboratory. Their images were purposeful as well as documentary, allowing Orville and Wilbur to re-examine their work and share their experiences with colleagues. Hidden Images: Discovering Details in the Wright Brothers' Kitty Hawk Photographs 1900-1911 is a distinctive history which for the first time brings to light the world of the Wright brothers at the dawn of aviation.