Mr. Lunardi afcending from the Artillery Ground; A Reprefentation of the manner of filling the Balloon.


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, Woodcut on Paper, Colored


  • Mat: 30.5 × 25.4cm (12 × 10 in.)
  • Unmatted: 25.7 × 17.8cm (10 1/8 in. × 7 in.)

Physical Description

Colored woodcut with two scenes. The scenes are colored with only yellow and green inks. Top half of the page shows Lunardi ascending from the Artillery Ground. A crowd is in the foreground with the balloon aloft behind them. The bottom half of the page shows Lunardi's balloon being filled with gas as a crowd watches. The titles are printed below each scene.


ART-Prints, Original

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