Mr. Charles Green, Aeronaut.

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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

Medium

Print, Stipple Engraving on Paper, Uncolored

Dimensions

  • Mat: 30.5 × 25.1cm (12 in. × 9 7/8 in.)
  • Unmatted: 20.3 × 14cm (8 in. × 5 1/2 in.)

Date

July 9, 1839

Physical Description

  • Uncolored stipple engraving of a portrait of Mr. Charles Green (31 January 1785 – 26 March 1870). Image shows Mr. Green from the waist up, with his balloon aloft in the background. Description below the portrait has Mr. Green's name, birthdate, signature, and describes his first ascent on July 19, 1821. It also explains that Mr. Green had made 269 ascents at the date of the publication of this print.
  • ''Pubd. July 9th, 1839, by G.P. Harding, Hercules Buildings, Lambeth, Day & Haghe, Lithrs. to the Queen."

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140604000

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