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 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000381


  • Creation: 19th century

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



10 pages; 26.1 x 17.5 cm

General Note

Pages from an encyclopedia with entries on the history of aerostation. Some passages are taken from "Astra Castra: Experiments and adventures in the atmosphere" by Hatton Turnor and Monk Mason's "Aeronautica; or, Sketches illustrative of the theory and practice of Aerostation.

Repository Details

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

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