This object is on display in the Hangar Overlook at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.
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- Uncolored etching of a crowd gathered in a town to watch the release of a balloon. The balloon has a basket tied to the bottom that contains a live sheep, rooster, and duck. Part of a pair with A20140402000. The balloon, a Montgolfier hot air vessel, is shown as a sealed gas balloon, and indication of the way in which an English engraver, who had never seen a balloon, imagined the scene.
- 'Engraved for the European Magazine. Published Nov. 1st 1783 by J. Fielding, Pater Noster Row, Great Britain.'
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- 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 19.7cm × 13cm (7 3/4 in. × 5 1/8 in.)
- 2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 35.6cm × 29.2cm × 3.8cm (14 in. × 11 1/2 in. × 1 1/2 in.)