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Invitation or calling card with uncolored etching. Image shows a balloon aloft over a villa with a wall marked 'Villa Patrizi' in the foreground. Cherubs are sitting in front of the wall. Somewhat illegible handwriting in ink above and below the image. Reverse is blank with adhesive and paper on the surface, showing it was adhered to another piece of paper and then removed.
Originally stored in envelope from Mrs. Kendall's Stationary, labeled 'Inviation to Balloon Ascension.'
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Print, Etching on Paper, Uncolored [Calling Card or Invitation]
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 7.5 × 11.9cm (2 15/16 × 4 11/16 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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