Painting, Watercolor on Paper


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


Painting, Watercolor on Paper


2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 11.7 × 11.7 × 1.4cm (4 5/8 × 4 5/8 × 9/16 in.)

Physical Description

Watercolor painting on paper of a Montgolfier balloon ascension. A celebrating crowd watches from below. The painting is in a copper alloy and wood frame with curved glass. Reverse is lined with paper.



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