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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Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Painting, Gouache on Ivory, Miniature in Case
Overall (Closed): 7.3 × 7 × 1cm (2 7/8 × 2 3/4 × 3/8 in.)
Circular miniature painting on ivory of a balloon aloft over a lake in a rural area. Buildings and mountains are in the background, and spectators are watching from the shore of the lake. Painting is in a hinged tortoiseshell case, which is edged in silver. (Hinge is currently broken.)