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The Illustrated London News, Immense Copper balloon

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000501


  • 1844 March 30

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.

Biographical / Historical


Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Box 23

Physical Description



2 pages; 37.6 x 24.7 cm

General Note

Front page illustration showing the inflation of a large copper balloon, constructed by Edmond Marey-Monge. On the verso is an article about the balloon.

General Note

The Illustrated London News

Repository Details

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

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