The Weird World of Folk Aviators
With his whimsical sculptures, Gregory Bryant celebrates early ideas about winged flight.
- By Rebecca Maksel
- Air & Space magazine, May 2012
Eric Long, NASM
This piece is based on Quinby's November 26, 1861 patent. "This one looks like a wonderful children's toy," says Bryant. "Even with the patent in-hand, it isn't very clear what he was going for.”
Made of cardboard, paper, tempera paint.