November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1740

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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Group of 3 war kites (black with white edge-banding) plus 4 others and small wicker kite chair erected on cycle track of Crystal Palace. These kites appeared at Alexandra Palace exhibition. Complex winch/carriage. Note kite stored undercover in grandstand. 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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