The Balloon in which Mr. Livingston descended on the Coast of Baldoyle, Co: Dublin on Thursday, June 27th 1822.


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, Uncolored


  • Mat: 30.5 × 25.4cm (12 × 10 in.)
  • Unmatted: 14.6 × 10.2cm (5 3/4 in. × 4 in.)

Physical Description

Uncolored etching of Mr. Livingston's balloon that descended on the coast of Baldoyle County, Dublin on June 27, 1822. Mr. Livingston is seen in the gondola of the balloon waving two flags. Livingston (sometimes given as Livingstone) flew with Sadler and was his partner for a time.


ART-Prints, Original

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