March 13, 2011

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection

Collection Number: 35

Post Type: Document

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Length: 10.75 inches

Width: 7.5 inches


Another great boon on historical kites by journalist Walter Diem and kitemaker Werner Schmidt of Germany. This book tracks the development and history of kites from Benjamin Franklin to Rudolf Grund. Areas of discussion include: The kite weather stations The construction of kite kites The Expeditions using kites Weather kites used by the military The Techniques Book is softbound, with many photos and illustrations. In German only, 260 pages. Can be purchased on line from Walter Diem, ISBN No. 978-3-8391-7628-3

Geographic: Antarctic, Arctic, Europe, Germany, Mongolia, North America, Samoa, United States

Kite Type: BoxCellular, Flat

Materials: Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical, Scientific