Photo, Print, Drawing Illustrated broadside announcements for historic balloon ascensions in Europe

About this Item

Title
Illustrated broadside announcements for historic balloon ascensions in Europe
Summary
French and British illustrated broadsides announcing balloon ascensions by Henri Giffard, Eugène Godard, Charles Green, Richard Gypson, John Hampton, and Eugène Robertson; notices for parachute jumps by Elisa Garnerin. Also, conferences and exhibitions about new airship designs by Camille Dupuy, Ernest Petin, Henri Giffard, and others; advertisements for balloon and toy merchants. Broadsides show pictures of airships, balloons, parachutes, and other aircraft designs.
Created / Published
1815-1885, bulk 1840-1878.
Subject Headings
-  Aeronautics--Europe--1810-1890
-  Balloons (Aircraft)--European--1810-1890
-  Balloon ascensions--Europe--1810-1890
-  Airships--European--1810-1890
-  Parachutes--1810-1890
Format Headings
Advertisements--1810-1890.
Broadsides--1810-1890.
Prints--1810-1890.
Notes
-  Digitized images of selected broadsides display with associated descriptions in the Prints & Photographs Division Online Catalog, http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/catalog.html
-  LOT title devised by Library staff.
-  Includes works by various French and British publishers and printmakers.
-  Text in French or English; one in Portuguese.
-  Transfer; Aeronautics Division; ca. 1954.
-  Forms part of the Tissandier collection.
Medium
36 prints ; 59 x 60 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 13442 (H) (Use Digital Images) [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
2003653064
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Access Advisory
For reference access, please use the digital images in the online catalog to preserve the fragile originals.
Language
English
French
Online Format
image
Description
36 prints ; 59 x 60 cm. or smaller. | French and British illustrated broadsides announcing balloon ascensions by Henri Giffard, Eugène Godard, Charles Green, Richard Gypson, John Hampton, and Eugène Robertson; notices for parachute jumps by Elisa Garnerin. Also, conferences and exhibitions about new airship designs by Camille Dupuy, Ernest Petin, Henri Giffard, and others; advertisements for balloon and toy merchants. Broadsides show pictures of airships, balloons, parachutes, and other aircraft designs.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2003653064
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Illustrated broadside announcements for historic balloon ascensions in Europe. Europe, 1815. to 1885, Bulk 1840 to 1878. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2003653064/.

APA citation style:

(1815) Illustrated broadside announcements for historic balloon ascensions in Europe. Europe, 1815. to 1885, Bulk 1840 to 1878. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2003653064/.

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Illustrated broadside announcements for historic balloon ascensions in Europe. to 1885, Bulk 1840 to 1878. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2003653064/>.