Balloon Aloft Over Beach


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

Reverse painting on glass of an ornately decorated balloon aloft over a beach. Seagulls are flying around the balloon and three spectators are watching from the beach. Image bordered with gold and black paint, in an arched frame.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Painting, Reverse on Glass


2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 29.2 × 23.8 × 3.2cm (11 1/2 × 9 3/8 × 1 1/4 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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



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