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:

View from rooftop of the inflation of an unidentified balloon (probably a gas balloon) in a street in St. Charles, Missouri, circa 1880; street is crowded with people and horse-drawn carriages; bank building at left background.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Balloons

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

Circa 1880

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00103254

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