A Consultation previous to an Aerial Voayage from London to Weilburg, Novr. 1836.


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National Air and Space Museum

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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): 42.5 × 61cm (16 3/4 in. × 24 in.)

Country of Origin

Great Britain

Physical Description

  • Colored etching of John Hollins, Sir William Millbourne James, Thomas Monck Mason, Walter Prideaux, Robert Holland, and Charles Green engaged in discussion around a table with a map. They are discussing an aerial voyage from London to Weilberg.
  • Charles Green, accompanied by Robert Holland, who financed the flight, and Monck Mason, ascended from Vauxhall Gardens at 1:30 p.m. on November 7, 1836. They crossed the channel at Dover that evening, and landed at 7 a.m., November 8, at Weilburg, Nassau, Germany, having travelled altogether about five hundred miles in eighteen hours. This print is based on a painting by John Hollins that is now in the National Portrait Gallery in London.


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