COLLECTING KITE IMAGES: A TIMELESS PASTIME, KITE FLYING

Authors: 
Scott Skinner
Article type: 
Discourse

Here is a sampling of kite images from European and American sources, most from the early years of the 20th Century. I tried to choose images from children’s publications or from publications catering to young mothers. The images reinforce the notion that kite flying i s univer sal : there are images f rom Switzerland, Germany, France, England, and the United States. Notable illustrators, a man considered the father of the Sunday Comics, advertisers – all came to kites and their positive message

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21