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A balloon ascent by the Montgolfier brothers at Versailles in 1783 watched by a huge crowd. Coloured etching.

  • Faujas-de-St.-Fond, cit. (Barthélemy), 1741-1819
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A Paris : chez Le Noir m.d fournisseur du Cabinet des Estampes du Roi demeurant au Louvre

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; image 18.6 x 29 cm

Lettering

Expérience aërostatique faite à Versaille le Septembre 1783 en présence de leurs Majestés, de la famille royale et de plus de 130 milles spectateurs par Mrs. de Montgolfier. ... A Monsieur de Faujas de St. Fond, de plusieurs accadémies.

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Wellcome Library no. 36351i

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