An exact Representation M. Garnerin's Balloons, with an accurate View of the Ascent and Descent of the Parachute.


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, Etching on Paper, Uncolored


  • Mat (H x W): 57.2 × 40.6cm (22 1/2 × 16 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 47.6 × 28.6cm (18 3/4 × 11 1/4 in.)

Country of Origin

Great Britain



Physical Description

  • Uncolored etching with 5 images of André-Jacques Garnerin's (31 January 1769 – 18 August 1823) balloons and parachute at different stages of the ascent and descent. Each image has a caption.
  • 'Published Novr. 30th, 1802, by G. Fox, No. 13, Charlton Street, Fitzroy' Square' in Great Britain. H. Merke Sculpt.'


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