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The aerial steam carriage

Pictorial lettersheet shows British inventor William Samuel Henson's proposed steam powered flying machine in an imaginary flight over the Thames River, London, 1843. Attempts to fly a model of the aerial steam... more

Histoire des ballons, et des diverses ascensions qui ont eu lieu jusqu'à ce jour

Broadside depicts two airship designs conceived by Ernst (Ernest) Pétin, incorporating four spherical balloons propelled by manually operated helical screws attached to a large flat surface, the lower part prov... more

Tableau explicatif général. Les effets du vol aérien actif / / lith. Schmid.

Technical illustration shows 21 figures about aeronautics: the mechanics of insect flight (Figs. 1, 3-5), wing design (Figs. 7-9, 13-15), the effects of propellers (Figs. 2 & 6), and a man-powered device design... more

La locomotion aérienne passive. Principes de la nature sur la chûte reelle des corps, opposé aux lois scientifiques / / lith. Schmid.

Technical illustration shows 14 figures with various designs for parachutes, including Blanchard's parachute, and several vessels with wings.

Salle de conférences ... Conférences experimentales sur la navigation aérienne par l'ingénieur Camille Vert, de la Drôme le plus léger que l'air par le poisson volant : le plus lourd que l'air par l'homme ailé ...

Broadside announcing a conference on flight designs by Camille Vert. Includes pictures of a lighter-than-air 'flying fish' airship and a heavier-than-air 'winged man' ornithopter.

Histoire populaire des ballons et des ascensions célèbres ...

Advertisement for a book by A. Sircos on the history of ballooning, published in 1876 by F. Roy, with illustrations by Albert Tissandier and a preface by F. Nadar. Includes picture of a balloon in flight and ea... more

Ville de Saint-Germain-en-Laye. 63me conférence de la bibliothèque populaire dans la salle du théatre, le mercredi 13 avril 1881 ... par M. Gaston Tissandier ... sur l'exploration de l'atmosphère par les aérostats. Projections à la lumière oxhydrique, par M. Molteni

Text-only broadside announcing Gaston Tissandier's lecture on his exploration of the atmosphere by balloon, held April 13, 1881, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, as part of a library program.

Louis Bleriot, 1872-1936

Head, in his monoplane, with another person.

Coop Project: Federal National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Eugene Ely

H/s (2- facing left - left side of face is most visible).

T.O.M. Sopwith -- Airplane

Thomas Sopwith's scout biplane.

Coop Project: Federal National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Coop Project: Federal National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Coop Project: Federal National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Coop Project: Federal National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Lt. E.W. Bagnell

Aviator; h/s in airplane, (7 - facing right - right side of face is most visible).

Coop Project: Federal National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

Coop Project: Federal National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History

A.B. Thaw

His wrecked plane.

Frank Stanton

Full length, standing in front of biplane with dog (Lieut. Lindley), (3 - facing left - left side of face is most visible).

Hilary [i.e. Hillery] Beachey

Full, standing (7 - facing right - right side of face is most visible). Brother of Lincoln Beachey.

F.K. Lane, Jr.

Full length, standing in front of airplane, (5 - facing front).

L. J. Bergdoll

Aviator; full length, standing in front of his airplane inside building, (3 - facing left - left side of face is most visible).

C. Murvin Wood

Aviator; full length, seated on airplane with his dog "Mona", (1 - left profile).

Mme. Franck

Full length, seated in biplane, (5 - facing front).

Coop Project: Federal National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History