June 15, 2012

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection

Collection Number: 2732

Post Type: Article

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Artist or Author: William Eddy

Creation Year: 1897


This is one of William Eddy's articles, father of the Eddy kite, on the subject of kites. It was published in Century Magazine, May 1897, Vol. LIV, No. 1.

This article includes accounts of the first photographing from kites and of the first telephoning and telegraphing through a line held by kites.

Geographic: United States

Kite Type: Bowed

Materials: Cotton, Dowel

Significance: Historical, Scientific