William Eddy: Photographing from Kites

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection
Artist or Author: William Eddy
Creation Year: 1897
Summary: 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.
Type: Article
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Geographic: United States
Kite Type: Bowed
Materials: Dowel, Cotton
Significance: Historical, Scientific