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Tako ni noboru otoko

Tako ni noboru otoko

Print shows a man, hovering over nearby trees, apparently impaled on a string attached to a flying kite.

The Pennsylvania society for discouraging the use of ardent spirits, to innkeepers, and the friends of order and economy in the State of Pennsylvania ... Philadelphia, Thomas Kite & Co. printers, Seventh and Carpenter Streets [1832].

The Pennsylvania society for discouraging the use of ardent spirits, t...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 153, Folder 19.

The philosopher & his kite / H.S. Sadd sc.

The philosopher & his kite / H.S. Sadd sc.

Print shows Benjamin Franklin and his son William flying a kite during an electrical storm.

The Kite and the Pigeons

The Kite and the Pigeons

Pigeons dressed as humans. Line engraving by H.L. Stephens. Illus. in: Aesop's Fables. New York, 1868, p. 43. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Kites; Fables; A... More

[Bank note vignettes showing explorers including Christopher Columbus(?), pilgrims landing in America, women symbolizing arts and sciences, and Benjamin Franklin performing electricity experiment with key and kite]

[Bank note vignettes showing explorers including Christopher Columbus(...

In album: Engravings of the American Banknote Company ... p. 86.

[Tōto asakusa honganji], Katsushika Hokusai

[Tōto asakusa honganji], Katsushika Hokusai

Print shows the peak of the roof of the Hongan-ji Temple at Asakusa with a kite flying through the clouds and a view of Mount Fuji in the distance. Title from another copy, other descriptive information compile... More

[Kōto suruga-cho mitsu miseryakuzu]

[Kōto suruga-cho mitsu miseryakuzu]

Print shows roofers working on the roof of a building, with two kites flying in the background and a view of Mount Fuji in the distance. Title from online source, other descriptive information compiled by Nichi... More

[Left side view of glider flying as a kite, in level flight, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[Left side view of glider flying as a kite, in level flight, Kitty Haw...

Title from reference print and information in: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 48. Attributed to Wilbur and/or O... More

[Left side view of the 1900 Wright glider before installation of forward horizontal control surface, flying as a kite, tipped forward; Kitty Hawk Lifesaving Station and Weather Bureau buildings in background to the left]

[Left side view of the 1900 Wright glider before installation of forwa...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 47. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

[Side view of glider flying as a kite near the ground, Wilbur at left and Orville at right, glider turned forward to right and tipped downward]

[Side view of glider flying as a kite near the ground, Wilbur at left ...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 48. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

[1901 glider being flown as a kite, Wilbur at left side, Orville at right; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina]

[1901 glider being flown as a kite, Wilbur at left side, Orville at ri...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 48. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... More

[Side view of Dan Tate, left, and Wilbur, right, flying the 1902 glider as a kite]

[Side view of Dan Tate, left, and Wilbur, right, flying the 1902 glide...

Title from: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 51. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy in LO... More

[Page from album of flight experiments at Baddeck, Nova Scotia with sketch of kite, annotated with text; and photograph of kite in flight]

[Page from album of flight experiments at Baddeck, Nova Scotia with sk...

Photo no. 34. In album: Photographs, 1902 (Photographs belonging to Volume IV), page 16, no. 10-1-16. Forms part of: Gilbert H. Grosvenor Collection of Photographs of the Alexander Graham Bell Family (Library o... More

Kite time / J.S. Pughe.

Kite time / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows President Theodore Roosevelt sitting on a fence on a hill, flying a kite labeled "Popularity"; below are several potential Democratic presidential candidates, all of whom are having difficult... More

Wireless telegraphy kite

Wireless telegraphy kite

2 men with trapezoidal kite; another man stands beside spool of wire. Photo copyrighted by Waldon Fawcett. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

British army war kite

British army war kite

Photograph shows three photos, mounted together on card stock, of British soldiers with kite and parachute. Title from item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Franklin's experiment with the kite

Franklin's experiment with the kite

Benjamin Franklin and another man flying kite from doorway.

"Capt. Farnsworth's Kite Tuna Catcher, Inv. 1906

"Capt. Farnsworth's Kite Tuna Catcher, Inv. 1906

Copyrighted by Geo. Farnsworth. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Fishing (sport); PI; Shelf. Inventions.

Franklin experiment with the Kite

Franklin experiment with the Kite

Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790, three-quarter length portrait, standing, rear view. J198442 U.S. Copyright Office. Reproduction of painting by Charles E. Mills ("original at Franklin Inst. of Boston Library"). Co... More

["Pilot" climbing up rope to get into basket (gondola) suspended below observation kite balloon during training at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Hampton Roads, Virginia]

["Pilot" climbing up rope to get into basket (gondola) suspended below...

J232574 U.S. Copyright Office. Wittemann Collection. Copyright by The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

[Observation kite balloon in air with basket (gondola) suspended below, U.S. Naval Training Station, Hampton Roads, Virginia]

[Observation kite balloon in air with basket (gondola) suspended below...

J232564 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. Wittemann Collection.

[Alexander Graham Bell (right) and his assistants observing the progress of one of his tetrahedral kites]

[Alexander Graham Bell (right) and his assistants observing the progre...

Another copy filed in LOT 11533-10-27, no. 7. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Gilbert H. Grosvenor Collection of Photographs of the Alexander Graham Bell Family (Library of Congress). Published i... More

5 Perkins kites holding up a man at the Harvard Aviation Field, Sept. 1910"

5 Perkins kites holding up a man at the Harvard Aviation Field, Sept. ...

Photograph shows man in air attached to man-lifting kites at Harvard Aviation Field, Quincy, Massachusetts; kites were developed by Samuel F. Perkins for military reconnaissance. Title from item. No. 1607AS. Fo... More

Kite festival on the National Mall at the Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Kite festival on the National Mall at the Washington Monument, Washing...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Kite festival on the National Mall at the Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

Kite festival on the National Mall at the Washington Monument, Washing...

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.... More

Girl with kite and dog / Plummer.

Girl with kite and dog / Plummer.

Drawing shows a windswept girl flying a kite as her dog sits before her, its ears blowing in the wind. No copyright information found with item. Signed lower right. Title typed on label adhered to verso. Beques... More

Girl with kite and dog / Plummer.

Girl with kite and dog / Plummer.

Drawing shows a windswept girl flying a kite as her dog sits before her, its ears blowing in the wind. No copyright information found with item. Signed lower right. Title typed on label adhered to verso. Beques... More

[4 birds]: 1. Mississippi Kite; 2. Tennessee Warbler; 3. Kentucky W[arbler]; 4. Prairie W[arbler]

[4 birds]: 1. Mississippi Kite; 2. Tennessee Warbler; 3. Kentucky W[ar...

Engraving by A. Lawson after drawing by Alexander Wilson. Illus. in: Alexander Wilson, American ornithology; or, The natural history of birds of the United States, 1808-1814, vol. 3, p. 80. Ref. copy may be in ... More

[4 birds]: 1. Mississippi Kite; 2. Tennessee Warbler; 3. Kentucky W[arbler]; 4. Prairie W[arbler]

[4 birds]: 1. Mississippi Kite; 2. Tennessee Warbler; 3. Kentucky W[ar...

Engraving by A. Lawson after drawing by Alexander Wilson. Illus. in: Alexander Wilson, American ornithology; or, The natural history of birds of the United States, 1808-1814, vol. 3, p. 80. Ref. copy may be in ... More

Don't fly your kite too high

Don't fly your kite too high

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Don't fly your kite too high

Don't fly your kite too high

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Don't fly your kite too high

Don't fly your kite too high

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Don't fly your kite too high

Don't fly your kite too high

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)