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Print, Etching on Paper, Uncolored, THE "AERION"--ANOTHER SUGGESTION FOR A FLYING MACHINE
Uncolored etching of the "Aerion," another suggestion for a flying machine. Print is cut out from a newspaper. Shows a dirigible with paddle wheels on either side for forward motion. Text from other articles on the reverse of the print. The etching is the top half of a full page from an issue of 'The Graphic,' dated 1878. The bottom half (not present) shows Osman Pasha arriving in Bucharest and receiving a bouquet.
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.