Les Merveilleux Physiciens


Display Status:

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

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Colored etching of a man and a woman in balloon-inspired clothing. The woman's sleeves, bustle, earrings, and part of her hat are shaped like balloons. The main part of her hat is shaped like a tent. The man's hat, sleeves, breeches, and shoe buckles are also shaped like balloons. Each has a speech bubble with words in French.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Etching on Paper, Colored


  • Mat: 25.4 × 30.5cm (10 × 12 in.)
  • Unmatted: 19.8 × 25.7cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/8 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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