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1869 US Patent Drawing for a Human Flying Machine

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 08, 2019

Flying Machine Patent

From the catalog of the National Archives, a drawing from US Patent #95513 filed by W.F. Quinby in 1869 for “Improvement in Flying-Machines”. This could easily be the cover of a lost 2003 Neutral Milk Hotel album. (via @john_overholt)