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Das Archimedische Princip und der Luftballon

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000378


  • Creation: c. 1856

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 18

Physical Description



8 pages; 17.3 x 11.2 cm

General Note

German article [English title: The Archimedean Principle and the Ballon] about the relationship between Archimedes' Principle and ballooning, and detailing some important moments in the history of aeronautics. Contains several illustrations, including an image of the destruction of the first gas balloon by villagers near Gonesse, and the Montgolfier brother's first balloon ascension.

Repository Details

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