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Aerostation pl.I

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000106


  • Creation: 1827


Conditions Governing Use

Access to the Theodore Newton Vail Collection of Aeronautical Images, Broadsides and Clippings is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to the Institute Archives. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection.

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Box 5

Physical Description

Art on Paper


28.0 x 21.5 cm

General Note

Engraving illustrating an article on Aerostation from the Encyclopaedia Edinensis depicting three historically important balloons flying over city buildings. Shown from left to right: the balloons of the Montgolfier brothers', James Sadler, and Jean-Pierre Blanchard. The balloonists are pictured in their respective balloons.

Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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