National Air and Space Museum
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Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 78.4 × 38.7 × 5.4cm (30 7/8 × 15 1/4 × 2 1/8 in.)
Hanging mirror in a wood frame with a reverse glass painting of a balloon aloft over water mounted above the mirror. Scene shows ships on the water with a figure on a dock in the foreground observing the balloon. Surrounded with a stripe of mirroring and painted floral motif. Wood frame is carved into bamboo-like shapes and is decorated with carved oak leaves and acorns.