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 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000399


  • 1833 June 29

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 19

Physical Description



4 pages; 24.7 x 16.4 cm(page with small illustrations of various balloons on one side, “Balloons” article on other) 24.8 x 15.6 cm(page with illustrations of perilous descents on one side, “An Infant’s Peril” on other)

General Note

Article from the Saturday Magazine of June 29, 1833, describing the history of aeronautics, including major events and figures.

Repository Details

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

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