LTA, Balloons, France, Blanchard (Jean-Pierre), Channel Flight (1785); Jeffries, John. [photograph]

favorite

Collection Item Summary:

Engraving, side view of a gas balloon in flight over water, with harbor walls at left and ships and boats beneath; illustration depicts the first balloon voyage across the English Channel on January 7, 1785, by Jean-Pierre Francois Blanchard and Dr. John Jeffries.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Balloons

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

1/7/1785

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Two-dimensional graphics

Local number

NASM-00163423

Explore the collection

Related Topics