Mirage and Luminous Aureola.


Display Status:

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

Inventory Number


Physical Description

  • Colored lithograph of a balloon aloft with clouds in the background. A mirage of the balloon is shown to the left of the real balloon, with a multi-colored aureola around the mirage balloon gondola. One of a series.
  • 'Imp. Lemercier & Cie. Paris. A Tissandier del.'

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Lithograph on Paper, Colored


  • Mat (H x W): 25.4 × 30.5cm (10 × 12 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 14.9 × 25.1cm (5 7/8 × 9 7/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


ART-Prints, Original

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