18th Century Decorative Fan

18th Century Decorative Fan

This late 18th century fan from the Kendall Collection shows three images of the first hydrogen balloon, flown by J.A.C. Charles and M.N Robert. The sticks are carved Mother of Pearl.

  • WEB14851-2015

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