Balloon. [Mr. Sadler ascending at Mermaid Tavern, 1811]


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, Colored


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 27.9 × 20.6cm (11 in. × 8 1/8 in.)

Physical Description

Colored etching of a balloon with two figures in the gondola aloft over a city, with a crowd below. Handwritten note in pencil on the print identifies it as 'Mr. Sadler ascending at Mermaid Tavern. 1811.'


ART-Prints, Original

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