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Designs for Top and Four Sides of a Snuffbox with Scenes depicting the Ascent of a Hot Air Balloon
Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon, Paris, France
[Proposed design for balloon utilizing sails for propulsion, Paris, 1783]

[Proposed design for balloon utilizing sails for propulsion, Paris, 17...

Design drawing shows two men in basket steering balloon by manipulation of a sail. A ladder connects the balloon to a parachute-style apparatus intended for safe descent where a third man handles the connection... More

Ou présente à signer un procès verbal aux curés celui qui ligne a des lunettes

Ou présente à signer un procès verbal aux curés celui qui ligne a des ...

Drawing shows Professor J.A.C. Charles reascending in balloon from the Nesle plain, France, on December 1, 1783, where he had landed shortly before, accompanied by Marie Noel Robert in a two hour journey from P... More

[Inflated balloon with filling apparatus attached to barrels of gas]
[1st human balloon ascension; balloon with Pilatre de Rozier and Marquis d'Arlandes above Paris. Nov. 1783]

[1st human balloon ascension; balloon with Pilatre de Rozier and Marqu...

Engraving by N. de Launay, drawn by Chev. de Lorimier. Illus. in: Faujas, Descriptien de la Machine, 1783, vol. 2, frontis. Reference copy may be in LOT 4700A. This record contains unverified, old data from cap... More

[Woman stands in the basket of a balloon holding flags]

[Woman stands in the basket of a balloon holding flags]

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Designs for Top and Four Sides of a Snuffbox with Scenes depicting the Ascent of a Hot Air Balloon
Experience aërostatique faite à Lyon; d'un ballon de cent pieds de diamètre le 10 [i.e. 19] janvier 1784, à midi 48 min[u]tes

Experience aërostatique faite à Lyon; d'un ballon de cent pieds de dia...

Print shows the balloon, "Le Flesselles" ascending over Lyon, France, on January 19, 1784, carrying seven passengers including Joseph Montgolfier and Jean François Pilâtre de Rozier. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC ... More

The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into the atmosphere from the artillery ground, Sepr. 15, 1784

The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into ...

Print shows the ascent of Vincent Lunardi from the Moorfields Artillery Grounds, London, September 15, 1784; Lunardi's first ascent and the first balloon ascent in England. He experimented with oars for navigat... More

Portrait d'après nature de quatre phisiciens celebres volants sans ballon

Portrait d'après nature de quatre phisiciens celebres volants sans bal...

French cartoon shows Abbé Miollan as a cat and Janinet with bag of money(?) over his shoulder beating a hasty retreat after the failure of their balloon ascension attempt on July 11, 1784 enraged the crowd of s... More

Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon
Balloon bracket clock, London, England
The Perilous Situation of Major Mony, When He Fell into the Sea with His Balloon on the 23rd of July, 1785, Off the Coast of Yarmouth; Most Providentially Discovered and Taken Up by the Argus Sloop, After Having Remained in the Water During Five Hours
Balloon bracket clock

Balloon bracket clock

Clockmaker: Savory

[Marquis de Brantco (Vanclure), who was involved in a balloon ascension on April 4, 1784, profile portrait] / en aou[...] 1790, [...]ss. p. Fouquet ; gr. p. Chrétien, inv. du physionotrace, Cloitre St. Honoré à Paris.

[Marquis de Brantco (Vanclure), who was involved in a balloon ascensio...

"Son tableau est fidel et vrai comme lui" printed below portrait. Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Gold-Covered Balloon bracket clock, bronze, Europe
Mrs. Sage, the first English female aerial traveller, who ascended with Mr. Biggin in Mr. Lunardi's balloon, from St. George's Fields, June 29th, 1785 ... / L. Shelly, del. ; LeGrand, sculp.

Mrs. Sage, the first English female aerial traveller, who ascended wit...

Half-length portrait of the first English woman to ride in a balloon.

[Title page and frontispiece to Jean-Pierre Blanchard's Journal of my forty-fifth ascension..., showing a balloon with a man holding an American flag]

[Title page and frontispiece to Jean-Pierre Blanchard's Journal of my ...

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Journal of my forty-fifth ascension : being the first performed in America, on the ninth of January, 1793. Philadelphia : Printed by Charles Cist ..., 1793. Title page... More

Gold-Covered Balloon bracket clock, bronze, Europe
Dish with Design of Ascending Balloon
Expérience du parachûte. Le 1er Brumaire an 6 (22 octobre 1797. v.f.) à 5h. 28m. du soir, le citoyen Garnerin, s'éleva à ballon perdu au parc de Monceau ... / Simon Petit, peintre, del. sculp.

Expérience du parachûte. Le 1er Brumaire an 6 (22 octobre 1797. v.f.) ...

Print shows André Jacques Garnerin, first man to descend in a parachute, standing in the gondola of his parachute waving a French flag after release from his balloon (shown deflated at left). His balloon had as... More

[Spectators in an arena viewing the ascension of a balloon driven by propellers with an inflation device in the foreground] / G. Meloni disegnò e inv.

[Spectators in an arena viewing the ascension of a balloon driven by p...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

[Le premier parachute de Jacques Garnerin, essayé par lui-même au parc de Mousseaux, le 22 octobre 1797]

[Le premier parachute de Jacques Garnerin, essayé par lui-même au parc...

Three technical illustrations show "Calotte du parachute" (crown of deployed parachute); "Parachute ployé, à l'instant du départe" (release from ascending balloon); and "Parachute déployé, à l'instant de la sép... More

[Three men in basket of ascending balloon with flag attached]
Par autorisation de M. Le Maire de la ville de Rouen. Le Sieur Bollé, inventeur d'un balloon représentant un eléphant ... dont l'inventeur se fera un plaisir de donner la description aux amateurs ...

Par autorisation de M. Le Maire de la ville de Rouen. Le Sieur Bollé, ...

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension at the Place de la Cathd́rale, Rouen, France. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Rural Sports: Balloon Hunting, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737
Rural Sports: Balloon Hunting, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Rural Sports: Balloon Hunting, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - ...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

[Design drawing for system to raise and lower a captive balloon, controlled by four ropes forming a pyramidal shape and operated by winches on the ground below] / M.G.

[Design drawing for system to raise and lower a captive balloon, contr...

Title devised by Library staff. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.) Tissandier collection.

[Balloon with open frame wood or metal basket and attached propellers]

[Balloon with open frame wood or metal basket and attached propellers]

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Aquarius, Piscis Australis & Ballon Aerostatique / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Aquarius, Piscis Australis & Ballon Aerostatique / Sidy. Hall, sculpt.

Astronomical chart showing a male figure holding an inverted bowl from which water flows, at his feet appears the back of a fish and a balloon forming the constellations. Illus. in: Urania's mirror, 1825, pl. 2... More

Concours sur le meilleur moyen d'élever un ballon sans perte de gaz de lest / Louis Panafieu, membre de la Société aèrostatique.

Concours sur le meilleur moyen d'élever un ballon sans perte de gaz de...

Design drawing shows proposal by Louis Panafieu in which the operator in an open car attached to the balloon achieves lift without loss of gas in ballast by manipulating cords on underside of the balloon. Inclu... More

Three Polkas - Balloon Polka, Brunette Polka, Adriatic Polka

Three Polkas - Balloon Polka, Brunette Polka, Adriatic Polka

LOT subdivision subject: Transportation. Title and other information transcribed from item. Composed by A. Wallerstein. Published by Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Sq. Lithograph by Sarony & Major, N.Y. No capti... More

4 Polkas - San Francisco, The Balloon, The Pleasure Train, The Storm
Seconde et dernière ascension du ballon Monstre, construit et dirigé par Mr. Green ... 9 janvier, 1837

Seconde et dernière ascension du ballon Monstre, construit et dirigé p...

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension by Charles Green, in his balloon "Monstre," January 9th, 1837, at the Caserne, rue du Faubourg-Poissonnière, Paris. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, August 7, 1838. Ascent of the Nassau Balloon, combined with the evening entertainments

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand day and evening fete, next Tuesday, Aug...

Broadside announcing Charles Green's ascension in the balloon "Nassau" from Vauxhall Gardens, London. Includes a picture of passengers in a balloon basket. At head of title: Under the direct patronage of Her Ma... More

Balloon Ascending Near the Entrance to Lord's Cricket Ground, 1839
Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens ... H. Brading, Proprietor ... has, at the solicitation of several scientific gentlemen, prevailed on Mr. Gypson, who will ... make an experimental trip, in the Royal Standard balloon, on Monday next, June 3, at ten o'clock at night! ...

Night ascent. Royal Standard Tavern, pleasure grounds & tea gardens .....

Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension at night by Richard Gypson from the Royal Standard Tavern, England, on June 3, 1839. In addition, "Mr. Blanchard, a descendant of the celebrated Mons. Blanchar... More

By permission and under the patronage of the worshipful the mayor ... Mr. Gypson, will make his 26th ascent, and first from Daventry on Monday, August 31st, 1840 ... with his magnificent silk balloon

By permission and under the patronage of the worshipful the mayor ... ...

Broadside announcing a balloon ascension by Richard Gypson from the Gas Works, Daventry, England, 1840. Includes a picture of a balloon in flight. Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Mr. Green in the Albion Balloon, Having Ascended from Vauxhall Gardens, August 12,1842
[Portraits of three balloonists Ippolito Caffi, Francesco Arban, and G. Seiffard, with a small view of them in an ascending balloon]

[Portraits of three balloonists Ippolito Caffi, Francesco Arban, and G...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Rotundo [i.e. Rotunda] Gardens. Mr. Hampton's grand 77th ascent with his new royal Irish national balloon, Erin-Go-Bragh the first ascent this season, will take place on Easter Monday, 24th April, 1848.

Rotundo [i.e. Rotunda] Gardens. Mr. Hampton's grand 77th ascent with h...

Broadside announcing an ascension and parachute jump from the Rotunda Gardens, Dublin, Ireland, by balloonist John Hampton. Includes a picture of his balloon "Erin-Go-Bragh." Title from item. Tissandier collection.

Wien aus dem Luftballon gesehen - von Südwesten

Wien aus dem Luftballon gesehen - von Südwesten

beiliegend ein Blatt mit Umrissen der Gebäude darauf die Zahlenlegende

The following poetical effusion is from the pen of Capt. John Adair, who was 85 years of age when he wrote it. It will be recognized as a poetical paraphrase of the balloon ascension by John H. M'Clellan, Esq., from this place on the 1st of Octo

The following poetical effusion is from the pen of Capt. John Adair, w...

1. Baloon ascensions.; 2. McClellan, John H. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 163, Folder 58.

[Stereograph View of a Hot Air Balloon]
[Boston from a Hot-Air Balloon]
[Balloon with parachute and propellers, associated with Francesco Orlandi, flying over a town harbor and spectators, possibly during an ascent in Italy between 1820 and 1850]
Exhibition. The balloon and flying dragon. The devil running away with the baker, upon a brook stick [and 24 others] Admittance 25 cents. [n. p. n. d.].
La Quatorzieme Expérience aerostatique de M. Blanchard accompagné du Chevalier Lepinard, faite à Lille en Flandre, le 26 Août 1785

La Quatorzieme Expérience aerostatique de M. Blanchard accompagné du C...

Widmung: Dediée à Messieurs les Magistrats, de la Ville de Lille en Flandre

Espérons que ce ballon d'essai ne deviendra pas un ballon captif / A. Danjay.

Espérons que ce ballon d'essai ne deviendra pas un ballon captif / A. ...

Cartoon shows a hot air balloon labeled "Suffrage Universel" with wings floating above the Pyrenees and headed toward a sign labeled "Espagne". Title from item. Illus. from: Actualités, no. 248. Tissandier collection.

[Model of a statue dedicated to French balloonists, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier, featuring a double profile portrait from a gold medal designed by Houdon and an inflated balloon] / H. Thiriat, sc.

[Model of a statue dedicated to French balloonists, Joseph and Etienne...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Wien aus dem Luftballon gesehen - von Süden

Wien aus dem Luftballon gesehen - von Süden

Blatt mit Umrissen der Gebäude darauf die Zahlenlegende, gehört zu FKB-Vues Österreich-Ungarn, Wien I, Panorama 13

[Stereograph View of a Hot Air Balloon]
Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascent will positively take place by the veteran Green, in the Royal Nassau balloon ...

Royal Gardens, Vauxhall ... this day, Monday, May 5th, a balloon ascen...

Text-only broadside announcing ascensions by Charles Green in his balloon "Royal Nassau" and Hugh Bell, in his "patent locomotive balloon" from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, England, May 1851. Text also... More

Broadsheet with a story about a miracle in San Cristobal de las Casas, in upper section a crowd of people watch a man fall from a hot air balloon, in the upper right an image an apparition of Christ
Haute Égypte. Grand Temple de Denderah, sculptures de la façade postérieure
Aèrostat système Vaussin Chardanne (brevetè). moyens simples et peu couteuse pour faire descendre et remonter à volanté un ballon dans lʹair sans perté le gaz et le leste / / Villeneuve St. Georges (Seine et Oise), le dix octobre mil [...] cinquante trois, Vaussin-Chardanne.

Aèrostat système Vaussin Chardanne (brevetè). moyens simples et peu co...

Patent design drawing for a system to regulate the altitude of a balloon while preserving gas and ballast. Features a cross section, scaled detail drawings of component parts and an identification key. Title fr... More

Aèrostat système Vaussin Chardanne (brevetè). Moyens simples et peu couteuse pour faire descendre et remonter à volanté un ballon dans lʹair sans perté de gaz et de lest, sans crainté l'accidents / / Villenueve St. Georges (Seine et Oise), le novembre 1853, Vaussin Chardanne.

Aèrostat système Vaussin Chardanne (brevetè). Moyens simples et peu co...

Patent design drawing for a safe system to regulate the altitude of a balloon while preserving gas and ballast. Includes 9 detail views, cross section, elevation, and identification key. Title from item. Tissan... More

Ballon de cuivre. Ateliers de construction, impasse du Maine, no. 10, près le chemin de fer de la rive gauche. Tous les jours de 9 heures a 6 heures ...

Ballon de cuivre. Ateliers de construction, impasse du Maine, no. 10, ...

Admission ticket to an exhibition of a copper balloon in Paris in the late 1850s. Title from item. Text continues: "Cette machine aérostatique, de forme sphérique, de 10 mètres de diamètre, complètement en cuiv... More

Le ballon de cuivre, qui doit incessamment s'élever dans les airs est visible en ce moment dans les ateliers de construction, Impasse du Maine, no. 10, près le chemin de fer de la Rive gauche ...

Le ballon de cuivre, qui doit incessamment s'élever dans les airs est ...

Text-only broadside announcing the public viewing of a copper balloon, at Impasse du Maine, Paris.

Mr. La Mountain's aerial voyage - the descent of the balloon

Mr. La Mountain's aerial voyage - the descent of the balloon

John La Moutnain's balloon voyage with John Wise and Gager from St. Louis to Rochester, 1859.

Professor [Thaddeus S.C.] Lowe's mammoth balloon, CITY OF NEW YORK, as she will apepar when fully inflated

Professor [Thaddeus S.C.] Lowe's mammoth balloon, CITY OF NEW YORK, as...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1859 Nov. 19). Another copy may be in the Landauer Collection, container 33 (A size). Reference copy may be in LOT 4700. This record contains unverified, old da... More

Ben Butler. Air:-Up In A Balloon
Picture of a Balloon

Picture of a Balloon

Miyagi Gengyo (Japanese, 1817–1880) Edo period (1615–1868)

[Card shows two children ascending in the basket of a balloon waving a flag and handkerchief]
[Cartoon showing monstrous balloon competing with railroad train as a freight carrier]

[Cartoon showing monstrous balloon competing with railroad train as a ...

Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Prints and Drawings. Reference copy may be in LOT 4700 B. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Freight; Balloons Cat.; Rr Cartoon; Shelf.

[Balloon "Columba" flying with two passengers]

[Balloon "Columba" flying with two passengers]

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

[Technical illustration shows four stages of André Garnerin's parachute: apparatus for inflating a balloon with hydrogen, a balloon in flight, parachute attached to ascending balloon, and parachute deployed in descent] / Fauchery, del. et sc.

[Technical illustration shows four stages of André Garnerin's parachut...

"Pl. I" from unidentified publication. Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Up in a balloon. Song sheet
Ballon Godard / H.L.

Ballon Godard / H.L.

Collecting card shows an ascending balloon with one person on board.

[Embossed card shows balloon labelled "rien d'impossible" ascending with passenger]
The War balloon at General M'Dowell's head-quarters preparing for a reconnoissance / sketched by Ed. Pietsch.

The War balloon at General M'Dowell's head-quarters preparing for a re...

Illus. from: Harper's weekly, 1861 Oct. 26, p. 679.

Balloon view of Washington, D.C., May 1861

Balloon view of Washington, D.C., May 1861

United States Capitol in foreground; Long (14th St.) Bridge in center background. Wood engraving in Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War, p. 134. Same image as Harper's Weekly, 1861 July 27. This record ... More

Balloon view of Washington, D.C. [with U.S. Capitol in foreground]

Balloon view of Washington, D.C. [with U.S. Capitol in foreground]

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, 1861 July 27, p. 476. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Balloons; Geogr.

Balloon view of Washington, D.C.

Balloon view of Washington, D.C.

U.S. Capitol with dome not yet completed in left foregrd.; view from northeast. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1861 July 27), p. 476. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.

Utagawa Yoshiiku - American Balloon; American Playing Cello; Bamboo

Utagawa Yoshiiku - American Balloon; American Playing Cello; Bamboo

Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904) Edo period (1615–1868)

Prof. T. Lowe making a balloon ascension on a reconnoitring expedition to Vienna, Va.

Prof. T. Lowe making a balloon ascension on a reconnoitring expedition...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 5, p. 790, 1861. Reference copy may be in LOT 4420-N. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Civil War Recon.; Va. V-; Civil War Ballo... More

[Prof. Thaddeus Lowe's "Balloon Camp" at Gaines Mill, Va., May 1862: Lowe prepares to ascend; soldiers crowded around car of balloon]

[Prof. Thaddeus Lowe's "Balloon Camp" at Gaines Mill, Va., May 1862: L...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: CW Signal Corps; CW Camps G-M-; CW Balloons; BI; Shelf.

Inflation of the balloon Intrepid to reconnoiter the Battle of Fair Oaks

Inflation of the balloon Intrepid to reconnoiter the Battle of Fair Oa...

No. 2350-A. Title from item. Mounted with five other photographs with general caption: Prof. Lowe's military balloons near Gaines Mill, Va. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Prof. Thaddeus Lowe's "Balloon Camp" at Gaines Mill, Va., May 1862: balloon in backgrd. across field; horsemen in foregrd.]

[Prof. Thaddeus Lowe's "Balloon Camp" at Gaines Mill, Va., May 1862: b...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Civil War Signal Corps; Civil War Camps G-M-; Civil War Balloons; BI; Shelf.

Le ballon "Le Géant" aux environs de Nimbourg (accident du 19 octobre). D'après un croquis de M. Adrien Tournachon, sur les indications de son frère Nadar / P. Blanchard ; B. Callow Smeeton.

Le ballon "Le Géant" aux environs de Nimbourg (accident du 19 octobre)...

Periodical illustration shows Felix Nadar's balloon, "Le Geant" over a rural area in its second and final flight in 1863. High winds force the balloon to the ground, dragging the basket dangerously close to an ... More

Stereobild med motiv luftballonger som lyfter från Paris den 18 oktober 1863.

Stereobild med motiv luftballonger som lyfter från Paris den 18 oktobe...

Stereobild med motiv luftballonger som lyfter från Paris den 18 oktober 1863.

Le Geant, Champ de Mars, Atelier Nadar B&W Photograph.
L'Aérienne, nouveau systême de ballon dirigeable par Camille Dupuy

L'Aérienne, nouveau systême de ballon dirigeable par Camille Dupuy

Broadside announcing the exhibition of a navigable balloon designed by Camille Dupuy at the "boulevart Magenta, 37" and the "rue des Marais, St. Martin" in Paris beginning December 18, 1866. Title from item. Ti... More

Le ballon captif! / Wogel.

Le ballon captif! / Wogel.

Drawing shows a captive balloon designed by Henri Giffard and exhibited in 1867, displayed in a city plaza, with two men conversing in foreground and a uniformed guard. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82... More

[View of the Paris Exposition of 1867 showing waterfront, main exhibit building, and balloon flying in the distance]

[View of the Paris Exposition of 1867 showing waterfront, main exhibit...

Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.

Utagawa Yoshitora - American Balloon Ascension (Amerikakoku)

Utagawa Yoshitora - American Balloon Ascension (Amerikakoku)

Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active ca. 1850–80)

Utagawa Yoshitora - American Balloon Ascension (Amerikakoku)

Utagawa Yoshitora - American Balloon Ascension (Amerikakoku)

Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active ca. 1850–80) Edo period (1615–1868)

Descente du ballon le Neptune dans les falaises du Cap Gris-Nez Voyage en ballon, Calais, 15 août 1868 / / A. Tissandier.

Descente du ballon le Neptune dans les falaises du Cap Gris-Nez Voyage...

Drawing shows Jules Duruof, Gaston Tissandier, and another man in the balloon "Neptune" making a difficult landing on the cliffs off Cape Gris-Nez, France. In the foreground, two shepherdesses and their flock o... More

[Scaled design drawing for the valve assembly of a balloon, including top, bottom, and side views] / J. Chavoutier, architecte, r. Louis LeGrand 37, Paris.

[Scaled design drawing for the valve assembly of a balloon, including ...

Tissandier collection. Title devised by Library staff.

Details dʹune soupape pour un ballon de 5 a 8,000 m. cubes / Charles Chavoutier, aèronaute, Paris, le 24 octobre 1868.

Details dʹune soupape pour un ballon de 5 a 8,000 m. cubes / Charles C...

Scaled design drawing of balloon valve shows 9 captioned views of components and complete assembly. Includes identification key. Tissandier collection. Title from item.

Up in a Balloon

Up in a Balloon

LOT subdivision subject: Transportation. Title and other information transcribed from item. Copyright by Wm. A. Pond & Co. No caption card found.

La Alameda de México, tomada en globe = L'Alameda de México, prise en ballon = The Alameda of Mexico, taken from a balloon.
La villa de Guadalupe, tomada en globo el dia 12 de Diciembre = La ville de Guadalupe, prise en ballon = The town of Guadalupe, taken from a balloon.
Le ballon captif à vapeur de Mr. Henri Giffard, à Londres, mai 1869 / A. Tissandier.

Le ballon captif à vapeur de Mr. Henri Giffard, à Londres, mai 1869 / ...

Drawing shows the giant captive balloon constructed by Henri Giffard for the Paris Exhibition of 1867 and brought to London, England, in 1868 and 1869. Balloon is moored at launching site; with numerous onlooke... More

Champ de Mars, dimanche 17 juin, a 5 heures préciss. Ascension aérostatique du ballon le Pole Nord au bénéfice de l'expédition de M. Gustave Lambert

Champ de Mars, dimanche 17 juin, a 5 heures préciss. Ascension aérosta...

Broadside announcing an ascension of the giant balloon "Le Pole Nord" from the Champ-de-Mars, Paris, June 27, 1869. Proceeds from the event, organized by balloonists Wilfrid de Fonvielle and Gaston Tissandier, ... More

Champ-de-Mars. Première ascension aérostatique du ballon le Pole Nord executee le dimanche 27 juin, a cinq heures, au profit de l'expedition de M. Gustave Lambert ...

Champ-de-Mars. Première ascension aérostatique du ballon le Pole Nord ...

Broadside announcing an ascension of the giant balloon "Le Pole Nord" from the Champ-de-Mars, Paris, June 27, 1869. Proceeds from the event, organized by balloonists Wilfrid de Fonvielle and Gaston Tissandier,... More

La Ciudad de México, tomada en globo por el Noroeste = La ville du Mexico, prise en ballon = The City of Mexico, taken from a balloon.
Descente du ballon le Pôle Nord à Auneau (Eure et Loir) le 27 juin 1869, par G. Tissandier / gravé par Erhard.

Descente du ballon le Pôle Nord à Auneau (Eure et Loir) le 27 juin 186...

Diagram shows (1) "Trajectoire de l'aérostat (elévation)" and (2) "Courbe de trainage (plan)" to document the barometric measurements for altitude and distance covered, made by Gaston Tissandier in the balloon ... More

Salle de concert du cercie artistique ... Exposition du gigantesque ballon Cita di Firenze de Eugène Godard, aéronaute de l'Empereur ... Place St. Michel dimanche 30 janvier 1870 ... grande fete populaire, 998me ascension aérostatique de Eugene Godard ... / / P. Blanchard ; Cosson Smeeton.

Salle de concert du cercie artistique ... Exposition du gigantesque ba...

Broadside announcing a balloon exhibition and ascension by Eugène Godard in his balloon "Cita di Firenze" from the Place St. Michel, Paris. Includes picture of a mirage observed by Godard and Camille Flammarion... More

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