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.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

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.)

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.


ART-Prints, Original

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