November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1204

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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Extended wing kite being launched from mast outside the Banqueting Hall of Alexandra Palace. Flag mast was used for 'high launch' trials of naval kites. Sailors in attendance. Note Compound kite on left of image. Kite being erected on right. Summer 1903. Part of sequence of photos that include 083, 085, 086, 094, 731

Geographic: United Kingdom

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical

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