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La Tribuna Illustrata, Domenica, La Disgrazia al Parco Aerostatico Presse Monte Mario

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000527


  • Creation: 1899 June 25


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



8 pages: 45.1 x 31.6 cm

General Note

Issue of the Italian newspaper "La Tribuna Illustrata" with an article about an accident during a military balloon experiment at Monte Mario in Rome on June 14, 1899 (page 204). Photographs show the deflating balloon descending into a wooded area and Oreste Vacco, the soldier killed in the accident. A color illustration on the back cover shows the soldier falling out of the balloon and two soldiers in the balloon basket.

General Note

La Tribuna Illustrato

Repository Details

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