LTA, Balloons, USA, Civil War; Lowe, Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Engraving by A. Lumley of Union aeronaut Thaddeus Lowe's observation balloon aloft, spying on Confederate fortifications and camps near Yorktown, Virginia, Spring 1862.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • United States--History
  • Aeronautics
  • Balloons

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Arthur Lumley

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Date

  • 1862
  • Civil War, 1861-1865

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Engraving

Local number

NASM-00102225