Hot Air Balloon Ascending Over Village

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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

  • 2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 21.6 × 26.7 × 1.6cm (8 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 5/8 in.)
  • 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 12.4 × 16.4cm (4 7/8 × 6 7/16 in.)

Date

C. 1783

Physical Description

  • Oval-shaped aquatint on paper of a hot air balloon ascending over a village. Fire and spectators are on the ground below.
  • Same scene on A20141034000 (tray).

Type

ART-Paintings

Inventory Number

A20141010000

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