Zaterdag 1 September 1888 Opstijging Van Den Nieuwen Balloon Estrella waaraan den Amerikaanschen Luchtkoning Mr. Atkinson van New-York voor het eerst in Europa zijne Gymnastische Oefeningen zal ten uitvoer brengen en daarna weer neêrdalen in het Park.


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

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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


Poster, Transfer Lithograph on Paper, Uncolored


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 76.8 × 61.6cm (30 1/4 × 24 1/4 in.)

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Physical Description

  • Poster advertising the ascent of the Balloon Estrella on September 1, 1888 in Amsterdam, featuring American air gymnast Mr. Atkinson performing gymnastic exercises while hanging from the balloon. This is advertised as Mr. Atkinson's first performance in Europe. Bottom half of larger poster (top half is A20140898000).
  • 'Théâter-Snelpersdrukkerij, Erven T.A.D. Visscher, Nes 80, Amsterdam.'


ART-Posters, Original Art Quality

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