Navigation Aérienne. Locomotive-aérostatique-Pétin à double point de suspension stable.


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, Wood Engraving on Paper, Colored


  • Mat (H x W): 27.9 × 35.2cm (11 in. × 13 7/8 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 21.3 × 27.3cm (8 3/8 × 10 3/4 in.)

Physical Description

  • Hand-colored wood engraving of an airship with a large platform suspended by four balloons. Image shows the airship aloft over water with people walking around the platform. Reverse is lined, making it inaccessible.
  • 'Paris.-- Imprimerie Preve et Comp., rue J.-J.-Rousseau, 1E. E. Pétin (inventeur-breveté s. g. du g.), rue de Rambutean, 34.'


ART-Prints, Original

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