Painting, Gouache on Ivory, Miniature in Case

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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.

Inventory Number

A20141003000

Physical Description

Circular miniature painting on ivory of a balloon over the sea with ships and a beach below. This may be a depiction of a Roziere balloon, perhaps the Roziere and Romaine flight of June 15, 1785. Painting is in a hinged tortoiseshell case, which is edged in silver.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Painting, Gouache on Ivory, Miniature in Case

Dimensions

Overall (Closed): 7.3 × 7 × 1cm (2 7/8 × 2 3/4 × 3/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

ART-Paintings

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