Merlimont Premier Vol de Gabriel Voisin (Merlimont, First Flight of Gabriel Voisin), number 2 of 10, from J. H. Lartigue: A Collector's Portfolio 1903-1916

Jacques-Henri Lartigue, French, 1894 - 1986


negative 1904; print 1978

Gelatin silver print


Image: 6 9/16 × 7 9/16 in. (16.6 × 19.2 cm)

Sheet: 7 3/8 × 8 3/8 in. (18.7 × 21.3 cm)

Overall: 16 1/16 × 13 1/16 in. (40.8 × 33.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Franklin Davidson MD, Class of 1955



Time Life Books, New York


Place Made: France, Europe


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in black ink, lower right: 157/5000 U.S.; Printed, on mat, in gold ink, beneath window: 1904 - MERLIMONT PREMIER VOL DE GABRIEL VOISIN, / SUR LE PLANEUR ARCHDEACON; embossed, on mat, bottom: [in circle] ENGLISH-LANGUAGE / PORTFOLIO / SUPERVISED / BY / JACQUES-HENRI LARTIGUE


Time Life Books, Inc., New York; sold to Franklin Davidson, pre-1980; given to present collection, 2004.

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