Vincent Lunardi Esqr., His Dog & His Cat

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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

Medium

Print, Stipple Engraving on Paper, Uncolored

Dimensions

  • Mat: 30.5 × 25.4cm (12 × 10 in.)
  • Unmatted: 15.2 × 12.1cm (6 in. × 4 3/4 in.)

Date

November 1, 1784

Physical Description

  • Uncolored stipple engraving of a portrait of Vincent Lunardi sitting in a chair with his dog and his cat. Short poem about Lunardi below the image. Lunardi ascended from the the grounds of the Honorable Artillery Company, London, on September 15, 1784, with a cat, a dog, and a carrier pigeon.
  • "London, Pub'd. Novr. 1st, 1784 by Edwd. Hedges, No. 92, Cornhill."

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140620000

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