August 15, 2011

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection

Collection Number: 166

Post Type: Photo/s

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Artist or Author: SITES: Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service

Creation Year: 1982

Summay:

Kites have enjoyed a longer continual history than any other toy except dolls. Yet kites have also been instrumental in advancing bridge-building technology, aeronautical research and military strategies. The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) has produced an exhibition called 'Colorful Kite Tales' that captures the fascination and diversity of kites. 

Related Links: http://www.sites.si.edu/

Geographic: Canada, India, Japan, North America, Oceania, Republic of China (Taiwan), United Kingdom, United States

Kite Type: Bowed, BoxCellular, Figure, Flat, Inflated, Sport

Significance: Art, Cultural, Historical, Scientific, Sport

https://drachen.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/About-Kites-Panels-for-WEB.pdf