Mr. Green's, Voyage Balloon, In which this intrepid Aeronaut intends to cross the Atlantic in the ensuing summer, from the American to the European Continent

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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, Lithograph on Paper, Uncolored

Dimensions

  • Mat: 40.6 × 34.4cm (16 in. × 13 9/16 in.)
  • Unmatted: 34.3 × 25.7cm (13 1/2 × 10 1/8 in.)

Date

April 2, 1840

Physical Description

  • Uncolored lithograph of Mr. Green's Voyage Balloon aloft over water with rope trailing in the water. This print is celebrating his planned journey to cross the Atlantic ocean in a balloon, "in the ensuing summer, from the American to the European Continent." The land in the background of the image suggests that this scene represents the beginning of the voyage. Caption below the image.
  • 'London: Published April 2nd, 1840, by W. Morgan, 68, Upper Harrison St, Grays Inn Road, and of Wm. Roxbrough, 3. Coventry St. Haymarket...'

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140490000

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