November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1515

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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Cody standard and extended wing war kites, including one with topknot at summer fete. Small Cody War Kite with topknot. Large War Kite with propeller inside cell structure. These propellers were sold at Sotheby's Sale in 1996. The propeller function is to act as a drogue and prevent overflying. Very likely to be Newcastle or North Durham Cricket Field. Same as 275, 396, 513, 516, 684

Geographic: United Kingdom

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton, Dowel

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