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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.
A French, 18th century etching that illustrates the popularity of ballooning during the time.
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.