La Quatorzieme Expérience Aerostatique de M. Blanchard, accompagné du Chevalier Lepinard faite à Lille en Flandre, le 26 Août 1785.

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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, Uncolored

Dimensions

  • Mat (H x W): 45.7 × 55.9cm (18 × 22 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 38.1 × 49.8cm (15 in. × 19 5/8 in.)

Physical Description

  • Uncolored etching of Blanchard's fourteenth flight, accompanied by the Chevalier Lepinard, on August 26, 1785. Scene shows the balloon ascending over a field. Lines of soldiers are surrounding the field, and there are people watching the ascension from inside the lines of soldiers, and from outside.
  • 'Peint par L. Watteau, Professeur de l'Academie de Lille. Gravé par Helman, de la méme Academie. se vend à Lille chez L. Watteau. Rue et vis à vis l'Englise St. Pierre, Par leurs tres Humbles, et tres Obeissants Serviteurs L. Watteau.'

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140805000

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