Aeronautic Association, For Promoting Geographical Surveys of Some of The Remaining Undiscovered Tracts of the Globe, in an Aeronautic Machine or Balloon of Larger Dimensions Than Any Yet Constructed. The First Attempt to be Directed to the Unexplored Reg

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This object is on display in the Hangar Overlook at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Aeronautic Association, For Promoting Geographical Surveys of Some of The Remaining Undiscovered Tracts of the Globe, in an Aeronautic Machine or Balloon of Larger Dimensions Than Any Yet Constructed. The First Attempt to be Directed to the Unexplored Reg

Date

c. 1835

Inventory Number

A20140756000

Physical Description

Uncolored engraving of a stock offering cut out from a newspaper. The image shows the balloon Mr. Graham intends to construct if he raises the capital asked for in the advertisement. Details of the arrangement below the balloon.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Print, Engraving on Paper, Uncolored

Dimensions

  • 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 31.1 × 22.4cm (12 1/4 × 8 13/16 in.)
  • 2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 47cm × 38.1cm × 3.8cm (18 1/2 × 15 × 1 1/2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ART-Prints, Original

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