Rochester Castle


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, Reverse on Glass


2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 30.2 × 37.1 × 2.9cm (11 7/8 × 14 5/8 × 1 1/8 in.)

Physical Description

Reverse painting on glass of a balloon ascension over Rochester Castle. Image shows a balloon aloft over the castle and a field, with two spectators in the foreground. Balloon and the building in the background have foil adhered behind them. Image has a grey and gold painted border.



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