Display Status:

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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Lithograph on Paper, Colored


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 23 × 29.8cm (9 1/16 × 11 3/4 in.)

Physical Description

  • Partially colored lithograph of a balloon ascension being watched by nobility. A seated woman surrounded by other nobles is seen in the foreground. A balloon just after takeoff is seen in the background, with two figures in the gondola waving to the crowd below.
  • 'Magnin & Blanchard, Edit. Imp. Godard, Paris. Albert Chéreau dess.'


ART-Prints, Original

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