Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection
Collection Number: 1976
Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory
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Artist or Author: Tresling and Company
Creation Year: 1820
Height: 10 5/16 inches
Width: 7 5/8 inches
Book print from The Netherlands, titled De Vlieger en de Vogels, probably from the early 1800s, showing three boys flying kites. Marked, "Tresling and Co, Hof-Lith Amst." One kite with tail is airborne, and another is being prepared for launch. Pint is colored with red, blue, green and yellow.
Arch top kite, decorated in Dutch Red, White, and Blue.
Kite Type: Flat
Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical
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