This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Restrictions & Rights
- Mat: 25.4 × 30.5cm (10 × 12 in.)
- Unmatted: 14.3 × 21cm (5 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.)
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- Uncolored engraving of the balloon carrying Jean Blanchard and Dr. John Jeffries departing the English coast for Calais, January 10, 1785. Dover Castle and White Cliffs on the left, with a crowd gathered to watch the departure.
- 'Painted by T. Rowlandson, & engraved by W. Birch, Enamel Painter. Published Augt. 1, 1789 by Wm. Birch, Hampstead Heath & sold by T. Thornton, Southhampton Strt. Covt. Garden.'