Entrée de S.M. Louis XVIII à Paris. Passant sur le pnoy neuf le 3 Mai 1814

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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

Medium

Print, Etching on Paper, Uncolored

Dimensions

2-D - Unframed (H x W): 36.2 × 49.2cm (14 1/4 × 19 3/8 in.)

Country of Origin

France

Date

c. 1814 (?)

Physical Description

  • Uncolored etching of the arrival of Louis XVIII in Paris, May 3, 1814. Scene of carriages and soldiers on horses crossing the Pont de Neuf with a balloon in the sky. The balloon is flown by Sophie Blanchard, "the official aeronaut of the Restoration." The King is in an open and ornate carriage at the end of the procession.
  • 'á Paris chez Hocquart succ. De Basset rue St. Jacques No. 64.'

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140395000

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