Foulke, John; Washington, George. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Mounted ephemera includes a ticket to a lecture on pneumatics presented by Doctor John Foulke on May 17, 1784 accompanied by a letter to Foulke from George Washington stating that he regrets he cannot attend. Also includes an explanatory note and brief description of the lecture.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Ballooning

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

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photographer

Unknown

Subject

  • Foulke, John, 1757-1796
  • Washington, George 1732-1799

Date

5/17/1784

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Ephemera

Local number

NASM-9A11729

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