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Display Status:

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

Date

c. 1850-1880

Inventory Number

A20140971000

Physical Description

  • Japanese woodcut print of an ascending balloon flying American flags. Right panel of three that combine to show a balloon ascension commemorating the visit to Philadelphia of the first Japanese Embassy to the U.S., June 14, 1860.
  • A20140969000 is the left panel of the scene, A20140970000 is the center.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Country of Origin

Japan

Medium

Print, Woodcut on Paper, Colored

Dimensions

  • 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 37.1 × 24.8cm (14 5/8 × 9 3/4 in.)
  • 2-D - In Frame (with A20140969000, A20140970000) (H x W x D): 53.3cm × 88.9cm × 3.8cm (21 × 35 × 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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