Montgolfier, Jacques +tienne; Montgolfier, Joseph Michel. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

"Les freres Joseph et Etienne de Montgolfier." Portrait engraving in neoclassical bas relief style featuring the heads of the Montgolfier brothers, Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Etienne, in circle with floral garland surround, side view, facing right. Copied from an unknown French aeronautical periodical, probably circa early 1900s. [Central medallion appears to have been copied from an earlier illustration by Thoenert.]

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Balloons

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions & Rights

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photographer

Unknown

Subject

  • Montgolfier, Jacques-Etienne, 1745-1799
  • Montgolfier, Joseph-Michel, 1740-1810

Date

Circa early 1900s

Repository Loc.

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

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-00169652

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