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Uncolored etching of the Montgolfier balloon ascending in January 1784. A crowd and carriages observe from below. A banner labeled 'Le Flessele' is hanging from the balloon. 'Planache 3. Pag. 67. Dessine par le Cher. de Lorimier. Grave par N. De Launay.'
This object is on display in the Hangar Overlook at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Uncolored etching of the Montgolfier balloon ascending in January 1784. A crowd and carriages observe from below. A banner labeled 'Le Flessele' is hanging from the balloon.
'Planache 3. Pag. 67. Dessine par le Cher. de Lorimier. Grave par N. De Launay.'
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Print, Etching on Paper, Uncolored
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 16.7 × 11.1cm (6 9/16 × 4 3/8 in.)
2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 31.7cm × 25.4cm × 3.8cm (12 1/2 × 10 × 1 1/2 in.)
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