No. 9. Les Aérostats de la 1re République.; No. 10. La Bataille de Fleurus.


Display Status:

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

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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


Cards, Collecting


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 11.3 × 15.6cm (4 7/16 × 6 1/8 in.)

Physical Description

  • No. 9 and No. 10 from a series of collecting cards about ballooning. Each has a printed image on the front, with description of the event in French on the reverse. 'Collection 476. Romanet & Cie. Imp. Edit. Paris.'
  • No. 9: Image honors the balloonists of the First Republic. Shows a balloon aloft over a battlefield and includes a portrait of Commander Coutelle.
  • No. 10: Image shows a scene from the Battle of Fleurs, with a tethered observation balloon aloft over the battlefield.



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