LTA, Balloons, France, Montgolfier Brothers, 1st Unmanned Flight, Annonay (4 Jun 1783). [negative]

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Collection Item Summary:

"Première ascension d'une montgolfière, à Annonay." The Montgolfier brothers' first balloon in flight above its smoky launching fire; well-dressed people watch from the ground. Copied from A. Sircos and Th. Pallier, "Histoire des ballons et des ascensions célebres", Paris, F. Roy, 1876, page 25.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Hot air balloons

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

6/4/1783

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Negatives

Local number

NASM-A-45825-C

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