Globe Aërostatique de Mrs. Charles et Robert. Au moment de leurs départ du Jardin des Thuilleries le premier Decembre 1783. A Paris chés Henauts et Rapilly, Mds. d'Estampes, Rue St. Jacques à la Ville de Coutances.


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

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Physical Description

  • Colored etching of Charles and Robert's ascension in the Globe Aërostatique from the Tuilleries Gardens in December 1783. Scene shows the balloon ascending with Charles and Robert waving flags from the gondola. A very large crowd has gathered below. Buildings in the background.
  • 'Et Presentement chez Basset rue St. Jaques au coin de celle des Mathurins. Il tient Fabrique de Papiers Peint.'

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Etching on Paper, Colored


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 30.5 × 42.4cm (12 in. × 16 11/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


ART-Prints, Original

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