Plate, Soup

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This object is on display in the Hangar Overlook at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Plate, Soup

Inventory Number

A20141027000

Physical Description

Ceramic soup plate with a hand-painted scene of a balloon with sails aloft. A cannon is in the rear of the gondola, which is shown being fired. Gilded decorations around the central image. Banner with inscription above the image: "Expérience aérostatique par le Dr. Jonnatham, au village de Dessessebrugue, pays de galles le 22 Décembre 1783."

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Artist

Medium

Plate, Soup

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 × 23.5 × 2.5cm (9 1/4 in. × 9 1/4 in. × 1 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-Miscellaneous

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