A Napoleonic Project for Attacking England.


Display Status:

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


c. 1803 (?)

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Colored etching of Napoleon's plan to attack England via balloon, ship, and digging a tunnel under the channel. Etching is in the shape of a fan leaf. The print has been adhered to a larger cardboard backing, making the reverse inaccessible.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Etching on Paper, Colored


  • Backing: 29.8 × 36.8cm (11 3/4 × 14 1/2 in.)
  • Print: 27 × 32.7cm (10 5/8 × 12 7/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


ART-Prints, Original

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