Oakville Images
Bell's Sygnet [sic]


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
A postcard sent to Reverend R.B. Layton in San Fernando, Trinidad commemorating the attempted flight of Alexander Graham Bell's Cygnet II. The first flight of the Cygnet occurred in December of 1907. This unsuccessful flight occurred in February of 1909.
Inscriptions:
Drome, No. 5 Bell's Sygnet No. 2 Baddeck, N.S.
Copyright 1909 HM Benner

Reverse side reads:
"This kite did not go up- but it will by & by- Hope you had a good trip
Bess"
Date of Original:
March 29, 1909
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
OILL0002
Geographic Coverage:
  • Nova Scotia, Canada
    Latitude: 46.10014 Longitude: -60.74849
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Bell's Sygnet [sic]


A postcard sent to Reverend R.B. Layton in San Fernando, Trinidad commemorating the attempted flight of Alexander Graham Bell's Cygnet II. The first flight of the Cygnet occurred in December of 1907. This unsuccessful flight occurred in February of 1909.