|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.
Consolidated by Jack Brayshaw. 20 April 2021.
Last updated: 22 October 2022 – Image updated.