Songs. Far removed from Noise & smoke. Young love flew to the Paphian bower. What airy sound, floats sweetly round. Taste, oh taste this spicy wine. My life, my joy, my blefsings.

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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

Medium

Print, Lithograph on Paper, Colored

Dimensions

2-D - Unframed (H x W): 24.4 × 34cm (9 5/8 × 13 3/8 in.)

Date

1822

Physical Description

  • Colored lithograph of five caricature scenes based on titles of songs. The scene in the top left titled, "Far removed from Noise & smoke," depicts two men sitting in the gondola of a balloon. The other four scenes do not relate to ballooning.
  • 'London, Published by Thos. McLean, Repository of Wit & Humor, 26 Haymarket, 1822. Hy. Alken Del.

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140813000

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