Globe Aerostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles. Cette Machine est representé ici s'élevant pur la seconde fois au mileau do la Prairie de Nesle, ou il venoit de descendre, accomagné de Mr. Robert et en Présence de Mgr le Duc de Chartres,...

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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, Etching on Paper, Colored

Dimensions

  • Mat: 33.3 × 44.5cm (13 1/8 × 17 1/2 in.)
  • Unmatted: 33 × 44.5cm (13 in. × 17 1/2 in.)

Physical Description

  • Colored etching of a crowd gathered in a field to watch the second ascent of the Globe Aerostatique, December 1, 1783. After the initial landing at Nesles-la-Vallée, M.N. Robert left the gondola and allowed J.A.C. Charles to reascend alone.
  • 'A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St. Jacques au defous de la Fontaine St. Severin aux 2 Colonnes no. 257. Derrais Del. Denis Sculp.'

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140532000

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