LTA, Balloons, France, Montgolfier Brothers, 1st Free Ascent (Rozier & d'Arlandes) (21 Nov 1783); d'Arlandes, Frantois Laurent (Marquis). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Reproduction of a hand-colored engraving; illustration of the start of the flight of Frantois Pilatre de Rozier and the Marquis d'Arlandes in their Montgolfier Brothers balloon on November 21, 1783, from the garden of the Chateau de LaMuet, France; this was the first manned free ascent in a balloon.

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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

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Date

11/21/1783

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Two-dimensional graphics

Local number

NASM-7A44351

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