November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1506

Post Type: Photo/s

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

Creation Year: 1904

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Line up of 7 kites, kite winch and wicker kite chair. Cody trio of three black kites lead (these also appear in Alexandra Palace and frequently elsewhere), followed by white lifter and then a smaller black lifter and two small black pilots. Crystal Palace cycle track.. Group including 104, 385, 387, 602, 622, 623, 624, 628, 707, 749, 791, 741 brings together most occasions when the group of three black kites were evident.

Geographic: United Kingdom

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical

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