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The Illustrated Weekly Times, Aerial Steam Carriage

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000502


  • Creation: 1843 April 1

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 23

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Physical Description



4 pages; 41.5 x 29.5 cm

General Note

Article detailing some important inventors and moments in the history of aeronautics, ending with the invention of the aerial steam carriage by Samuel William Henson. Contains illustrations of several significant balloons, a large image of the aerial steam carriage flying over an ocean and a schematic of the carriage design.

General Note

The Illustrated Weekly Times

Repository Details

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

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