November 7, 2011

Collection Name: Cody Collection

Collection Number: 1504

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) erected on cycle track of Crystal Palace. These kites appeared at Alexandra Palace exhibition. Complex winch/carriage. Cody in attendance. 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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