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Curiosites Aerostatiques de L'Origine des Aerostats

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000525


  • Creation: c. 1886


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

Physical Description

Art on Paper


2 pages; 43.2 x 25.9 cm

General Note

Page from an illustrated article on the history of aeronautics by Gaston Tissandier, "Les aérostats et la navigation aérienne." The article was originally published in the January 1, 1885 issue of Paris Illustré, and included several prints from his own collection. The illustrations show the Montgolfier balloon and Dupuy De Lôme's dirigibles.

Repository Details

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

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