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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.
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4 pages; 12.6 x 10.3 cm
The Boys Own Book or Complete Guide to All the Diversions of Boyhood and Youth. London: W. Emans, 1838.
Four page article from the 1838 edition of "The Boys Own Book or Complete Guide to All the Diversions of Boyhood and Youth." On ballooning, noting the key historical moments in aeronautics, as well as a subsection of “To Construct a Balloon” on the final page. The first page contains an illustration of a balloon in the air, with a parachute descending in the background.
- Art and science Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ballooning Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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