January 3, 2012

Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection

Collection Number: 1973

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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Artist or Author: P. Violet

Creation Year: 1800

Height: 7 1/2 inches

Width: 5 3/4 inches


Book print entitled, "Juvenile Amusement", by P Violet, "Miniature Painter, Inv. and Sculp. I assume it is his original image, engraved by him. Small girl is at her window, either flying a kite, or, perhaps, holding a flying paper by a string. The kite or paper is not completely shown, so leaves doubt as to whether or not the flying object is really a kite.

Geographic: United Kingdom

Kite Type: Flat

Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical

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