November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1519

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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Group of Cody kites at Alexandra Palace Exhibition. Primarily showing kites made for the Royal Navy. Four different kite winches in foreground. Sailors in attendance. Row of white compound kites, row of war kites (black with white edging), row of white war kites with top-knots, row of large compound kites, triple compound (black with white edging) at rear. September 1903. Part of sequence of photos that include 051, 191, 228, 305, 400, 461, 676, 777, 778, 780, 781, 782
Date: 1903 September

Geographic: United Kingdom

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical

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