November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1420

Post Type: Photo/s

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

Creation Year: 1907

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Kite/Model aeroplane by W F Howard (see 297) at model aeroplane and kite competition, Alexandra Palace. See "Trails, Troubles and Triplanes" by Jarrett This book is good on the competition, particularly A V Roe. Another image of this is in "Model Flying The First Fifty Years" by Smeed, page 3 and was itself taken from Model Engineer May 2nd 1907. Also see Illustrated London News 13th April 1907 for illustrations of models. Group for this competition includes 293, 296, 297, 299, 300, 301, 313, 320
Date: 1907 April

Geographic: United Kingdom

Kite Type: Bowed

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical

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