Aerostation. Mr. Sadler's Ascent from Merton Fields, Oxford.


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Uncolored etching of James Sadler's ascent from Merton Fields in Oxford. Scene shows the balloon aloft over a crowd and barrels for hydrogen generation.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Etching on Paper, Uncolored


  • Mat: 25.4 × 30.5cm (10 × 12 in.)
  • Unmatted: 14.3 × 18.6cm (5 5/8 × 7 5/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


ART-Prints, Original

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