This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Restrictions & Rights
- Mat: 30.5 × 25.4cm (12 × 10 in.)
- Engraving: 22.7 × 16.5cm (8 15/16 × 6 1/2 in.)
- Copy: 14 × 10.5cm (5 1/2 × 4 1/8 in.)
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- Colored etching of a balloon aloft over a city with a figure in the gondola. Only the balloon is colored. The etching has been adhered to a larger paper.
- Uncolored photocopy of a similar engraving from the Holland Express attached to mat behind the etching. Caption for the copy says, 'De ballon van Blanchard te's-Gravenhage [the Hague] 1787.'