November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1314

Post Type: Photo/s

This item was entered by Matthew Sutton. They assume full responsibility for all content.

Creation Year: 1903

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Triple compound kite being prepared for flight. Black with white edge-banding. Similar photo is in "The Car" magazine for August 12 1903 when Cody was flying at Luton. Used as man-lifting kite. Part of sequence of photos that include 066, 116, 188, 195. Cropped from 066 but inverted.

Geographic: United Kingdom

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical

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