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:

Broadside. "Grand Balloon Ascension of CARLOTTA - the most successful lady Aeronaut in the World." Advertises ascension to be held on Wednesday, September 9 [year unknown] of Prof. Carl Myers' hydrogen balloon "Sky Lark". Madame Carlotta was the professional name of Mary Breed Hawley - Mary Myers, wife of Carl Myers.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Balloons
  • Women in aeronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Repository Loc.

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


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