Decorative Fan from the Kendall Collection

Decorative Fan from the Kendall Collection

This decorative fan from the Kendall Collection depicts the ascent of J.A.C. Charles’ first hydrogen balloon from the Tuileries Palace on December 1, 1783. The sticks are carved and gilded ivory. 

  • WEB14849-2015

  • Copyright/Owner: Smithsonian Institution
  • Source: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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