Volo dell' Aereonauta Francesco Orlandi


Display Status:

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

Inventory Number


Physical Description

  • Uncolored lithograph of the Italian aeronaut Francesco Orlandi launchng from the public gardens in Bologna, 1839. A very large, cheering crowd has gathered to watch. Title and description in Italian below the image.
  • Published in Italy by Bologna Lit. Angiolini, e Co.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Country of Origin



Print, Lithograph on Paper, Uncolored


  • Mat (H x W): 48.3 × 54cm (19 × 21 1/4 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 42.2 × 51.4cm (16 5/8 × 20 1/4 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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