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Date April 1, 1828 Type ART-Prints, Original Medium Print, Etching on Paper, Uncolored Physical Description Uncolored etching of five diagrams of three flying machines: 1. A system devised in 1678 by the locksmith Besnier of Sablé, France 2. Between 1806 and 1813 Jacob Degan flew with his ornithopter dangling beneath a balloon 3. Top view of the Degan ornithopter 4. Thomas Walker, a portrait painter from Hull, England, published this illustration of his projected flying machine in "The Art of Flying" (1810) 5. Top view of same 'Published as the Act directs, April 1st. 1828 by Baldwin & Gradock Paternoster Row London. J.W. Lowry sculpt.' Dimensions 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 21.7 × 27.6cm (8 9/16 × 10 7/8 in.)
Inventory Number A20140719000 Credit Line Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
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