1909-09: E. Lilian Todd's Biplane
This image is a clipping of a photograph of E. Lilian Todd's biplane on the ground. There is a person seated at the controls, possibly Miss Todd.,Inventor and self-made woman E. (Emma) Lilian Todd found a patron in the elderly and restless Olivia Sage. Sage, who probably came to know Todd through Helen Gould, had faith in her abilities and gave her $7,000 to design and build the plane seen here. It was constructed by Witteman Brothers of Staten Island. The Mineola Flying Field was not far from
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Enquête scientifique sur « le génie » des artistes
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Lycée Maurice Ravel (64480 Saint-Jean de luz)
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