Aerostation. 1. Montgolfier's Balloon. 2. Blanchard's. 3. Charles and Roberts's. 4. Leonardi's. 5. Baldwin's View over the city of Chester from Lunardi's balloon.
- Creation: 1803 June 18
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28.1 x 21.2 cm
Engraving showing the balloons of four aeronauts used in important ascensions: Montgolfier Brothers, Jean-Pierre Francois Blanchard, J.A.C. Charles and M.N. Robert, and Vincent Lunardi (shown clockwise from top left). In the center is a representation of Thomas Baldwin’s aerial view of Chester from Lunardi’s balloon.
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