On Aurait Pu Profiter du Passage du Ballon-Poste Pour Surprendre L'Ennemi.


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, Lithograph on Paper, Uncolored


  • Mat: 35.6 × 27.9cm (14 × 11 in.)
  • Unmatted: 31.1 × 23.3cm (12 1/4 × 9 3/16 in.)

Physical Description

Uncolored lithograph of a cartoon related to the Franco-Prussian War of the 1870s. Scene shows a soldier clutching his torso and leaning back as if he has just been shot. Another solidier is lunging towards him to help. A smaller, copied image of the two men is in the background. A balloon is aloft in the distance.


ART-Prints, Original

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