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.

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, Aquatint on Paper, Colored

Dimensions

  • Mat: 40.6 × 54.6cm (16 in. × 21 1/2 in.)
  • Unmatted: 31.1 × 45.7cm (12 1/4 in. × 18 in.)

Date

c. 1801

Physical Description

  • Colored aquatint 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.'

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140647000

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