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


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


Print, Stipple Engraving on Paper, Uncolored


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


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."


ART-Prints, Original

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