Item 76-15 - AEA Cygnet II

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AEA Cygnet II

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CA BI 76-15

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  • Feb-1909 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11cm x 17cm on sheet 16cm x 22cm

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Item is a photograph of an early aerial experiment by Alexander Graham Bell; the tetrahedral kite the Cygnet II was tested on the frozen Bras d'Or Lake at Baddeck Bay between 22 and 24 February 1909.

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Photographic Collection: Transportation: Air

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Donated by Y. C. Barrington in 1976 (Barrington Y. C., Coll. I-7 MG 1 G496)

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