October 21, 2011

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection

Collection Number: 216

Post Type: Document

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Artist or Author: Richard Robertson

Creation Year: 2010


History is best recorded by those who have experienced the time and place. This is the case with Richard Robertson, Texas, who has been a pinnicle point of USA kiting for decades. In this document, he clearly outlines the start and passion of the American kiting movement. Read and enjoy a walk through history, bringing names and places together for the first time.

Geographic: United States

Kite Type: Accessory, Bowed, BoxCellular, Figure, Flat, Inflated, Sport

Materials: Carbon, Cotton, Dowel, Fiberglass, Nylon/Synthetic, Plastic, Ripstop

Significance: Art, Historical, Sport