June 24, 2014

Collection Name: Other

Collection Number: 3065

Post Type: Document

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Artist or Author: Arthur Batut

Creation Year: 1900


A copy of an original drawing by Arthur Batut, illustrating his camera mounted on a lifting kite. Handwritten notation indicates the sender is addressing Paul Garber, curator of the Air and Space Museum/Smithsonian, Washington DC, now deceased. No indication who is "Phil."
Batut, February 9, 1846 -January 19, 1918

Geographic: France

Kite Type: Accessory

Materials: Dowel, Paper

Significance: Historical, Scientific