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Scipio Wright: 1917

Scipio Wright: 1917

Scipio, a St. Bernard acquired by Orville Wright in 1917. Photo taken between 1917 and 1928. View full size. 5x7 glass negative by Orville Wright.

 

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Our Heidi is an incarnation of Scipio. Beautiful animals, and like all dogs, devoted as the day is long. Humans have much to learn from them in this respect. It's kind of dark in the background but I can picture Scipio lying there on the carpet in front of a crackling fire while Orville contemplates his next venture.

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