February 4, 2017

Collection Name: Other

Collection Number: 4908

Post Type: Photo/s

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Artist or Author: Carsten Kiehn

Creation Year: 2014

Length: 200 cm

Width: 400 cm


Replica in 1/3 of the original.
Constructor: Jakob Christian Hansen Ellehammer
The original dragon had the sailing dimensions:
9 m wingspan
4.5 m length plus
And was designed as an isosceles triangle
The center rod was doubled and connected by cord windings
He is connected directly to the ground by four flying lines
In the center of gravity of the dragon was a fifth line mounted on which one could climb up
This should be the first man-carrying kite

Related Links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT_n3M3IAKM

Geographic: Denmark

Kite Type: Bowed

Materials: Bamboo, Cotton

Significance: Historical

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