Print, Etching on Paper, Colored


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


Print, Etching on Paper, Colored


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 21.4 × 15.7cm (8 7/16 × 6 3/16 in.)

Physical Description

Etching on paper hand-colored with watercolor. Image shows Charles and Robert ascending in a balloon. One of them is shown immediately after dropping his hat over the side of the gondola. Reverse is lined. Handwritten note at bottom identifies the image as "Montgolfier at Annonay, 1794," which is incorrect.


ART-Prints, Original

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