et se Protinùs æthereà tollit inastra via. Vincent Lunardi Esqr. Secretary to the Neapolitan Ambassador, and the first aerial Traveller in the English Atmosphere.

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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, Stipple Engraving on Paper, Uncolored

Dimensions

  • Mat: 30.5 × 25.4cm (12 × 10 in.)
  • Unmatted: 22.9 × 15.7cm (9 in. × 6 3/16 in.)

Date

October 5, 1784

Physical Description

  • Uncolored stipple engraving of a portrait of Vincent Lunardi. Image shows Lunardi from the chest upwards in front of clouds. Caption below image.
  • "Rd. Cosway deliniavi. F. Bartolozzi Sculptr. Publifh'd Octr. 5th 1784 by John Bell British Library Strand."

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140632000

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