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Young Munchausen - Balloons

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000318


  • Creation: 1865


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 15

Physical Description



22.2 x 14.4 cm

Sources used for Abstract

Bennett, C.H., The Surprising, Unheard of and Never-to-be-Surpassed Adventures of Young Munchausen. London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1865.

General Note

Image of a balloon carriage in the shape of a house carrying characters involved in multiple pursuits. A child dressed in a military outfit (young Baron Munchausen) stands in the doorway. Illustration by C.H. Bennett for story number eleven, "Ballooning," from "The Surprising, Unheard of and Never-to-be-Surpassed Adventures of Young Munchausen."

Repository Details

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