Aquatint of nine balloons and dirigibles from the 18th and 19th centuries. Descriptions for seven of the balloons are below the print. Less detailed descriptions are incorporated into the print for two of the balloons, including L'Aigle, constructed by the Comte de Lennox in 1834. All text is in French. Separate text titled "Notice Sur la Direction des Aérostats et Sur un Nouveau Systême" is included in the mat.