The Tower & Preparation of the Fire Works. With the Balloon. In the Park Augt. 1st, 1814.


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.


August 12, 1814

Inventory Number


Physical Description

  • Colored aquatint of the preparation for fireworks in a park on August 1, 1814. The fireworks are arranged around a tower, with a crowd surrounding. A balloon is in the sky above.
  • 'J.H. Clark Del. Published & Sold Augt. 12th 1814, by Edwd. Orme. Publisher to his Majesty and H.R.H. the Prince Regent, Bond Street, (corner of Brook Str.) London. M. Dubourg Sculpt.'

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Print, Aquatint on Paper, Colored


  • Mat (H x W): 27.9 × 35.6cm (11 × 14 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 18.1 × 24.1cm (7 1/8 × 9 1/2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


ART-Prints, Original

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