[Unknown Title: Balloon Landing in Water. One of a series of 4 images of flight and fall of balloon.]


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


Print, Lithograph on Paper, Colored


  • Mat: 30.5 × 25.4cm (12 × 10 in.)
  • Unmatted: 22.9 × 17.9cm (9 in. × 7 1/16 in.)

Physical Description

Colored lithograph of a balloon landing among waves in water. The basket is sitting in the water, and the wind is pulling the balloon towards the right side of the image. The sun is rising or setting in the background. Appears to be one of a series of four lithographs of ballooning flights and falls. This one is not labeled, but the first in the set is labeled 'Bocquin et. Eug. Ciceri lith. Imp. Becquet à Paris.'


ART-Prints, Original

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