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Signal Hill Kite, by G.C. Spencer & Sons, London, c. 1901

Inventory Number: 74328
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Brief Description: Signal Hill Kite, by G.C. Spencer & Sons, London, c. 1901
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Signal Hill Kite, by G.C. Spencer & Sons, London, c. 1901

Inventory Number: 74328
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Accession Number: 2004-9
Brief Description: Linen cloth six-sided kite by G.C. Spencer & Sons, Balloon Makers.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2004.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Signal Hill Kite with Associated Poles, by G.C. Spencer & Sons, London, c. 1901

Inventory Number: 74328
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Accession Number: 2004-9/537
Brief Description: Signal Hill Kite: a linen cloth six-sided kite with maker's name G.C. Spencer & Sons Balloon Makers stencilled in large print on cloth surface. Cloth slightly torn. With later storage box.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2004.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Three Bamboo Poles and String, Associated with Signal Hill Kite, c.1901

Inventory Number: 74328
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Accession Number: 2004-9
Brief Description: Three bamboo poles of similar length associated with the Signal Hill kite.

The poles thread through the pole sleeves on the kite.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2004.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Four Bamboo Poles and Associated Attachments for Signal Hill Kite, by G.C. Spencer & Sons, London, c. 1901

Inventory Number: 74328
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Accession Number: 2004-9
Brief Description: Four bamboo poles for a replica of Marconi's transmitter kite with two metal hooks, four screws and a length of string. The poles and accessories are housed in a long wooden box with address labels adhered to the outer surfaces.

.1: Four bamboo poles for a replica of Marconi's transmitter kite. Two of the poles are longer in length and two shorter. The longer poles both have two holes drilled in one end. The shorter poles have a larger diameter than the longer poles.
.2: Two metal hooks, one in an S-shape, one in a C-shape. Four metal screws, and two lengths of string - one green, the other white.
.3: Long wooden box used to house bamboo poles and accessories for a replica of Marconi's transmitter kite. The lid is removable and used to be screwed to the base. There are address/direction labels adhered to the outer surface of the box."
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2004.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Three Bamboo Poles for Signal Hill Kite, c. 1901

Inventory Number: 74328
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2004-9
Brief Description: Central bamboo pole and two cross poles for linen cloth six-sided kite by G.C. Spencer & Sons Balloon Makers.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2004.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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