LTA, Balloons, USA, King (Samuel Archer), General; King, Samuel Archer; Events, 1876 Philadelphia, PA, Centennial International Exposition. ephemera

Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

"Grand Balloon Ascension at the International Exhibition, Thursday, August 30 by Prof. King in his Monster Balloon." Poster announcing Samuel King's gas balloon ascension on August 30, 1876, at the Centennial International Exhibition (May 10 through November 10, 1876), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Overprinted illustration depicts King in flight in his balloon over a large crowd, tent at right background.