June 24, 2014

Collection Name: Other

Collection Number: 3066

Post Type: Document

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Artist or Author: Herman Noedebeck

Creation Year: 1911


This illustration is that of a Aug. C. Gomes weather kite system. Gomes was a French kitemaker who experimented in lifting kites for pulling up weather equipment to record data.

Illustrator unknown, source unknown.

Geographic: France

Kite Type: BoxCellular

Materials: Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical, Scientific