January 3, 2012

Collection Name: Scott Skinner Collection

Collection Number: 1969

Post Type: Kite Object or Accessory

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Artist or Author: Unknown

Creation Year: 1830

Height: 4 5/8 inches

Width: 7 3/4 inches


Untitled book print showing the waterfront, probably London, in the early 1800s. Flag is a Union Jack, Warehouse has the word "Royal" over the door. In the foreground of the print, children play games of the day; jump-rope, stick and hoop-rolling, kite prepared for flight, and maybe, cricket (two wickets set up, a batsman at one).

Geographic: United Kingdom

Kite Type: Flat

Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical

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