An Exact Model of The Vauxhall Royal Balloon,...First ascent, with 9 Persons, made from Vauxhall September 9th, 1836.


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, Relief on Paper, Colored


  • Mat: 35.6 × 27.9cm (14 × 11 in.)
  • Unmatted: 28.3 × 20.3cm (11 1/8 in. × 8 in.)

Physical Description

  • Colored relief print of the Vauxhall Royal Balloon. Caption reads: "An exact model [representation] of the Vauxhall Royal Balloon. Formed of 2,000 yards of Silk and capable of ascending with Twenty-eight persons. First ascent with nine persons made from Vauxhall, September 9, 1836." Title and description beneath the image.
  • 'Printed and Published by J. Thompson, Gloucester Street, Lambeth.'


ART-Prints, Original

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