November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1671

Post Type: Photo/s

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

Creation Year: 1902

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William Henry Dines (wearing boater) with his son, Somers, and meteorological kite winch. May be at Dines home near Pyrton Hill, Oxfordshire. For full description see "The method of Kite Flying from a steam vessel and Meteorological Observations obtained thereby off the West coast of Scotland". W H Dines address to the Royal Meteorological Society Jan 21st 1903. See also 750 which is the Meteorological Kite as described in the paper.

Geographic: United Kingdom

Kite Type: Accessory

Significance: Historical

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