"Berfuche mit dem Rettungsdrachen"

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Artist or Author: A Henche
Creation Year: 1893
Width: 8 1/2 inches
Height: 5 7/8 inches
Summary: "Berfuche Mit dem Rettungsdrachen", is a newspaper print, probably, "Burfuche with a rescue kite", originally from Harpers Weekly, copyright 1893, Harper and Brothers. A proposed life-saving kite, print clearly shows three lines to the kite, two steering lines and a third that appears to control height. Kite is a hexagonal, flat kite with tail, looks very much like the Woodbridge Davis lifesaving system of 1894 (see Hart, page 171)
Type: Kite Object or Accessory
Geographic: Germany
Kite Type: Flat
Significance: Historical, Scientific, Commercial
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Berfuche mit dem Rettungsdrachen