Aireborough Historical Society

Kite Flying in Rawdon



Title
Kite Flying in Rawdon
Date c1900
Location Rawdon
Photo ID
K645
Comment This remarkable image of kite flying was taken on glass a slide by Ernest E Slater, taken in the Rawdon area. The image shows a box kite being prepared for flight. Such kites were invented in 1893 by Lawrence Hargrave, who was attempting to create a flying machine.
 

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