Atelier Robert Doisneau | Robert Doisneau’s photo archives. - Suburbs: sceneries
Explore his archives through a choice of fifteen photos excerpted from Robert Doisneau's photo archives. We shall put more of them online bit by bit.
The Goupy No.1 Triplane in its original version during trials at Issy-les-Moulineaux [29 October 1908]
The much photographed Triplane designed by Ambroise Goupy and built by the Voisin factory in 1908. As this was the first design of Goupy it had in large letters Goupy No.1 on the rudders. Above in smaller letters is the name of the builders the brothers Voisin. The scene shows the machine at Issy-les-Moulineaux during the first tests which took place on 29 October 1908. The machine did not leave the ground. Pilot Maurice Colliex crossed over the field at a max. speed of 60 km/hr, never to…