July 26, 2011

Collection Name: Other

Collection Number: 79

Post Type: Video

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Artist or Author: Charles Tacheron

Creation Year: 2011


The design of the majestic weather kites of German Rudolf Grund is captured in this video by Charles Kanal on the island of Fano, Denmark. Kite makers Charles Tacheron and Wew Wipprecht reproduced the Grund design for flight at Fano. Grund worked as a kite designer and produced his kites for use at the Lindenberg Observatory, Germany.

Related Links: http://www.youtube.com/user/CharlesTacheron

Geographic: Denmark, Germany

Kite Type: BoxCellular

Materials: Cotton

Significance: Historical, Scientific