Fête du 14 Juillet an IX. Vue du Temple eleve dans le Grand Carré des champs Elyseés dans lequel le Concert Fut Exécuté.

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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.

Date

c. 1801

Inventory Number

A20140648000

Physical Description

  • Hand-colored engraving of the descent of André Jacques Garnerin near the Temple de la Paix on the Champs-Elysées in honor of the ninth anniversary of the foundation of the Republic. A balloon is aloft with observers on the ground. A parachute is descending from the balloon.
  • 'A Paris chez Basset Md. d'Estampes et Fabriquant de Papiers peints, rue St. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins No. 670.'

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Print, Engraving on Paper, Colored

Dimensions

  • Mat: 40.6 × 50.8cm (16 × 20 in.)
  • Unmatted: 28.4 × 44.5cm (11 3/16 × 17 1/2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ART-Prints, Original

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