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Levitt Luzern Custer: Short Biography

Levitt Luzern Custer was a Dayton-area aviator and inventor, and an associate of Orville Wright. During his lifetime he engaged in pioneering balloon experiments, served as an official timer for flight trials, collaborated with Orville Wright on various projects, and … Continue reading

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French Aviation Lithograph Collection

          In France, by the late nineteenth century, color lithography was seen as a new art form and sustained by a proliferation of dealers, printers, critics, etc. Devoted more and more to commerce and advertising than it was purely to … Continue reading

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