Lighter than Air (LTA), Airships, USA, Genêt (Edmond Charles), "Aeronaut" (1826). [photograph]

favorite

Collection Item Summary:

Engraving of Edmond Charles Genêt's 1825 proposal for an airship powered by a fan arrangement driven by two horses on a circular treadmill. The airship was never built.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics - History
  • Airships

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm

photographer

Unknown

See more items in

Date

1825

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00102261

Explore the collection

Related Topics