Photo, Print, Drawing Grand ballon captif á vapeur de Mr. Henry Giffard, 1878

About this Item

Title
Grand ballon captif á vapeur de Mr. Henry Giffard, 1878
Summary
Photographs show Henri Giffard's tethered balloon installed in the courtyard of the Tuileries, Paris, 1878-1879. Includes views of the balloon ballast and control devices; inflation of the balloon; passengers in the gondola; views of the balloon in the air; aerial photographs of Paris; some war-damaged buildings. Also, four photographs of the balloon installed at London, England, 1868 or 1869.
Contributor Names
Dagron, Prudent René Patrice, 1819-1900, photographer
Created / Published
1868-1878, bulk 1878.
Subject Headings
-  Giffard, Henri,--1825-1882--Public appearances--France--Paris
-  Balloon ascensions--France--Paris--1860-1880
-  Balloon ascensions--England--London--1860-1880
-  Paris (France)--1860-1880
Format Headings
Aerial photographs--1860-1880.
Broadsides--1860-1870.
Card photographs--1860-1880.
Clippings--1860-1880.
Photograph albums--1860-1880.
Photographic prints--1860-1880.
Notes
-  LOT title from album cover.
-  The LOT also includes the following supplementary textual materials: a broadside announcing Giffard's ascents during the Paris exposition of 1867 along with a copy of an official document granting approval for Giffard's 1867 ascents from Paris; clippings about Giffard's 1878 and 1879 ascensions from Paris and explosion of the balloon; one card listing meeting dates for the Société française de navigation aérienne, 1876-1877.
-  No captions or dates on the photographs.
-  "Photoglyptie de Moniteur" on four photograph mounts.
-  The album includes card photographs and one stereograph.
-  Transfer; Aeronautics Division; 1953.
-  Forms part of the Tissandier collection.
Medium
1 album (72 photographic prints) ; 34 x 44.5 cm. (album) + supplementary material.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 6000 (H) [P&P]
Source Collection
Visual materials from the Tissandier collection
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Library of Congress Control Number
2002724906
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
1 album (72 photographic prints) ; 34 x 44.5 cm. (album) + supplementary material. | Photographs show Henri Giffard's tethered balloon installed in the courtyard of the Tuileries, Paris, 1878-1879. Includes views of the balloon ballast and control devices; inflation of the balloon; passengers in the gondola; views of the balloon in the air; aerial photographs of Paris; some war-damaged buildings. Also, four photographs of the balloon installed at London, England, 1868 or 1869.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2002724906
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Dagron, Prudent René Patrice, photographer. Grand ballon captif á vapeur de Mr. Henry Giffard. England France London Paris, 1868. to 1878, Bulk 1878. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2002724906/.

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Dagron, P. R. P., photographer. (1868) Grand ballon captif á vapeur de Mr. Henry Giffard. England France London Paris, 1868. to 1878, Bulk 1878. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2002724906/.

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Dagron, Prudent René Patrice, photographer. Grand ballon captif á vapeur de Mr. Henry Giffard. to 1878, Bulk 1878. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2002724906/>.