This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
An artist's engraving of the Sept. 19, 1783 launch of the Montgolfier balloon that carried a sheep, a rooster, and a duck aloft as the first air passengers on record before Louis XVI and the royal court at Versailles. [See Print, Etching on Paper, Colored, "A Monsieur De Faujau De St. Fond, De Plusieurs Accademies" (A19930212000)]
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics - History
- Hot air balloons