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Huntington Library Aeronautica Collection: Prints and Ephemera: Finding Aid
pri470, pri472, pri475, RB 10015, RB 139413; some additional items assigned individual RB call numbers are listed in the collection inventory.  
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Series I. Scrapbook 1784-1840

Physical Description: 1 volume
RB 139413

[Collection of clippings, etc., relating to aviation: a scrapbook.] 1784-1840 and undated RB 139413

Provenance

This volume was purchased by the Huntington Library from the Rosenbach Company at the Walpole Galleries sale (cat. 202, item 40), November 4, 1921.

Scope and Content

This leather-bound volume contains nearly 140 pages with pasted items related to balloon flights, ascents, disasters, parachutes, etc. Materials include newspaper and magazine clippings, illustrations, prints, penciled copies of illustrations, printed advertisements, handbills, balloon ascension tickets, handwritten notes, and scraps of fabric from balloons and parachutes.
Among the aeronauts represented in this collection are Stuart Amos Arnold, Barret, Jean Pierre Blanchard, Robert Cocking, S.D. Dean, Andre Jacques Garnerin, Elysa Garnerin, George Graham, Margaret Graham, Charles Green, John Hampton, Harris, Robert Holland, Vincenzo Lunardi, Joseph Montgolfier, Letitia Anne Sage, Eugene Robinson, James Sadler, and Van Amburgh.
 

Series II. Loose prints and ephemera 1762-1940 and undated

Physical Description: approximately 411 items in 14 flat-top boxes, 2 portfolio boxes, and 22 oversized folders

Provenance

Acquisition information, when known, is included at the item level.

Scope and Content

The contents list for this series provides basic descriptions of the more than 400 loose and matted prints and ephemera contained in the collection and captures each item’s call number, item title, and, when known, date, artists, printer credit lines, and acquisition information. This list provides a preliminary inventory, and artist and printer names have not been standardized. Within the item notes, item type is identified broadly and the majority of images are listed simply as prints (though specific items incorporate intaglio, planographic, and relief printing techniques and include wood engravings, woodcuts, etchings, engravings, mezzotints, aquatints, and lithographs) or broadsides (though specific items include small advertisements, handbills, programs, and leaflets).
The items described in the contents list below are contained within the following call numbers: pri470 (Boxes 1-5), pri472 (Boxes 1-5), pri475 (Boxes 1-3), RB 3135, RB 3277, RB 4169, RB 4183, RB 4184, RB 4231, RB 10015 (Boxes 1-2), RB 72759-72762, RB 182143, RB 206395-206403, RB 240367, and RB Uncat.

Arrangement

Individual items within the series are arranged numerically by call number and listed in the following format:
Call number. Item Number. Title, Date.
  • [item information]
  • Artist(s)
  • Printer/publisher inscription text
  • Acquisition information
pri470 Box 1

pri470 Box 1 (Items No. 1-13)

pri470 Box 1

Item No. 1. Victoire remportée à Fleurus, par les Français le 26 Juin 1794, ou 8 Messidor au 2eme. de a République. 1794.

  • [print; Battle of Fleurus, Belgium; "No. 102."]
  • Artist(s): Swebach de Fontaine; Pierre Gabriel Berthault.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1385.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 2. Major Mony's perilous situation : when he fell into the sea, July 23, 1785, off the coast of Yarmouth. 1813.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Thurston; Owen.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London, published by R. Wilks, December 15th, 1813."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1466.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 3. Herrn M. Blanchard seine 28te Luftreise zu Nürnberg am 12 Novemb. 1787. … 1787.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Johann Ludwig Stahl; Johann Ludwig Stahl.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1383.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 4. Locomotion. [approximately 1825].

  • [print, color; caricature]
  • Artist(s): Shortshanks [Cruickshank].
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London published by Thos. McLean, 26 Haymarket."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1442.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 5. Sic transit gloria mundi. 18th century.

  • [print; caricature]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1426.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 6. Ici le hazard réunit le plus baux personage. [1783].

  • [print; color; caricature; "Sic reditur ab astris"--text written on banner at top of image]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1429.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 7. All on Fire -- or the Doctors disappointed. A view taken in Lord Foley's Garden, Sept. 29, 1784. 1784.

  • [print; image of a burning balloon; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 13]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "London, published Oct. 20, 1784 by E. Wyatt"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1377.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 8. Coelum ipsum pelimus studitia. 1784.

  • [print; "The English Balloon, 1784"--text written on clown balloon's hat at upper left of image; same incident as pri470 Box 1, Item No. 7]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1378.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 9. Le moment d'hilarité universelle ou le Triomphe de MMrs. Charles et Robert du Jardin de Thuileries le ler Xbre, 1783. Presenté à mon Pere pour son 89me. Anniversaire. 1783.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): T. H. Eberts; H. G. Bertaux.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Se vend chez M.le Noir au Louvre" ; "Voyés le Journal de Paris du 2 Xbre."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1361.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 10. Total destruction of the great Montgolfier Balloon, and Riot in the Surry Zoological Gardens, May 24, 1838. 1838.

  • [print]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1417.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 11. Auffahrt des Herrn Blancharts, zur 28 Seiner Luftreisen auf dem Judenbühl bey Nürnberg, d: 12ten Novemb: 1787. 1787.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): F. A. Annert.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1382.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 12. The Flight of the Intellect. : Portrait of Mr. Golightly, experimenting on Mess. Quick & Speed's new patent, high pressure, Steam Riding Rocket. [approximately 1825].

  • [print, color; caricature; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 35:2.]
  • Artist(s): G. E. Madeley.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "G.E. Madeley Lith, 3 Wellington St. Strand."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1441.
pri470 Box 1

Item No. 13. A Monsiuer de Faujau de St. Fond, de Plusieurs Accadémies. Expérience Aërostatique Faite à Versailles le 19. Septembre 1783, en présence de leurs Majestés, de la Famille Royale et de plus de 130. milles Spectateurs Par Mrs. De Montgolfier avec un Ballon … 1783.

  • [print; Joseph Montgolfier's Ascension at Versailles, Sept. 19, 1783, before Louis XVI]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "A Paris Chez Le Noir Md. Fournisseur du Cabinet des Estampes du Roi demeurant au Louvre."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1355.
pri470 Box 2

pri470 Box 2 (Items No. 14-26)

pri470 Box 2

Item No. 14. Vue des 24 jets a St. Cloud : 2me. experience de M.M. Robert Freres. Dediée et Présentée à son Altesse Sérénissime Monseigneur le Duc de Chartes : Par son très respectueux serviteur Le Vachez. Cet Aërostat fut construit par les ordres de Mgr le Duc de Chartes. Le 15 Juillet 1784 ... 1784.

  • [print; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 7:1]
  • Artist(s): [Le Vachez].
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chés l'Auteur aux Colonnades du Palais Royal No. 206, [et sous le Quay de Gevres a l'Esperance,] A.P.D.R."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1374.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 15. Fantaisies : Prodige de la Chimie. 1839.

  • [print; "1ère. Livraison No. 2."--text, top right margin.]
  • Artist(s): Maurisset.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Mauriset del. Et. sculp. 1839" "Chez Aubert, Galerie Véro-Dodat."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1444.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 16. Battle of Fleurus. Schlacht bei Fleurus. [1860].

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Maurrais; A. H. Payne.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published for the Proprietors by A.H. Payne, Dresden & Leipzig."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1388.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 17. Ascent and descent of Mr. Hampton's balloon and parachute, from the Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, October 3rd. 1838. 1838.

  • [print; two panels with image of the ascent and descent of the balloon]
  • Artist(s): G. Rowe.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published by H. Davies, Cheltenham. Drawn, Lithographed & Printed, by G. Howe, Teacher of Drawing Cheltenham."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1418.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 18. Embrâsement deplorable de la machine aërostatique des Srs. Miolan et Janinet le dimanche 11 Juillet 1784. 1784.

  • [print, color; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 23]
  • Artist(s): J. Chereau.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez J. Chereau rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine St. Severin aux 2 Colonnes No. 257."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1371.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 19. Globe aërostatique de Mrs. Charles et Robert. Au moment de leurs départ du Jardin des Thuilleries le premier Decembre 1783. 1783.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): Basset.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "À Paris chès Henauts et Rapilly, Mds. d'Estampes, Rue St. Jacques à la Ville de Coutances. Et Presentement chez Basset rue St. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins. Il tien Fabrique de Papiers Peint."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1358.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 20. Tafereelen van de Staatsomwenteling in Frankrijk Negentiende Deel. Tweede Druk. : Te Zaltbommel bÿ Johannes Noman. 1825.

  • [titleplate]
  • Artist(s): R. Vinkeles; D. Vrydag.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1386.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 21. Blanchards 28te. Farth zu Nürnberg den 12ten November Ao 1787. 1787.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): A. W. Küfner.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1384.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 22. Entrée de S.M. Louis XVIII à Paris passant sur le pont neuf le 3 Mai 1814. 1814.

  • [print; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 45]
  • Artist(s): Courvoisier; Dubois.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "à Paris che. Basset rue St. Jacques No. 64."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1398.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 23. Expérience aréostatique. Exécutée dans le Champ-de-Mars a Paris le 7bre. 1812 par Mr. Degen mécanicien de Vienne en Autriche. … 1812.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Fourmy.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1396.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 24. La Revue des Etrangers illustrée par Bertall: Ascension du Gabriel, Nice, dimanche 6 mars 1881. 1881.

  • [print; two views on one plate]
  • Artist(s): Bertail [or Bartall].
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Nice Lith. Parisienne Malvano Mignon."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1423.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 25. A representation of M: Blanchards balloon & apparatus. 1784.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): C. Heydinger.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Publish'd Septr. 14th 1784 by C. Heydinger Queen's Court Great Queen St. Lincolns Inn Fields."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1455.
pri470 Box 2

Item No. 26. The new Mail carriers, or Montgolfier and Katterfelto taking an airing in Balloons. [1784].

  • [print]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1435.
pri470 Box 3

pri470 Box 3 (Item No. 27-39)

pri470 Box 3

Item No. 27. To the Right Honourable Lord Grenville, Chancellor of the University of Oxford. &c.&c.&c. This plate representing the Ascent of Mr. Sadler, the celebrated British Aeronaut, at Oxford at the Commemoration, July 7, 1810, Is most respectfully dedicated by his Lordship's most obedient Servant. 1810.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): E. M. Jones; R. Havell.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published, April 29th 1811, by E.M. Jones, No. 32 Little Newport Street, Newport Market."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1394.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 28. Representation du Fameux Globe Aërostatique qui fut enlevé dans le Jardin du Palais de Tuileries le 1èr Decembre 1783. En Presence de la Famille Royale et des Princes et Seigneurs de la Cour, les Srs. Robert et Charles … 1783.

  • [print, color; "Ce Globe est descendu entre Nesle et Hedouville à gL. De Paris aux Environs de Pontoise."--text, caption below image.]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1366.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 29. Patern [sic] for a lady's pocket. 1786.

  • [print; embroidery pattern with handwritten note "Lunardi the first ascent in England Sept. 1784"; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 25:2]
  • Artist(s): Alexander Hogg.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1338.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 30. [Vincent Lunardi in his basket ready to ascend] 1785.

  • [illustration from John Kay's Series of Original Portraits, Vol. 1; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 38:2]
  • Artist(s): John Kay.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Kay Fec.t 1785"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1335.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 31. Mr. Hampton's safety parachute, in which he made his first descent from the Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, Oct. 3rd. 1838, and the second descent from the Baron de Berengers Cremorne House, Chelsea, Thursday June 13th. 1839. 1839.

  • [print with vignettes of the ascent and descent of John Hampton (1799?-1871) in the Albion balloon]
  • Artist(s): N. Whittock.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1419.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 32. Vuë prise du Pont Royal. : Seconds Voyageurs Aëriens, ou Expérience de MM. Charles et Robert, Faite a Paris dans le parterre du Jardin Royal des Thuilleries Le 1. Decembre 1783. 1783.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Prevost.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Chereau ruë des Mathurins, aux deux Pilliers d'Or."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1360.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 33. Balloon.

  • [print; image with two men waving flags from an ascended balloon over a city square with crowds of onlookers]
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 34. The Montgolfier, a first rate of the French Aerial Navy.

  • [print; caricature]
  • Artist(s): Observator; Recordum [or Recordium].
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1432.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 35. The Balloon in which Mr. Livingston descended on the Coast of Baldoyle, Co. Dublin, on Thursday, June 27th. 1822. 1822.

  • [print]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1405.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 36. Aerostation out at the elbows or the Itinerant Aeronaut... [1786].

  • [print, color; caricature of Vincenzo Lunardi by Rowlandson, 1786, with 8 lines of verse]
  • Artist(s): Rowlandson.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1337.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 37. Aérostat de Lion, Gravé d'après le Déssein donné par M. Pilatre de Rosier, qui en à fait la description suivante. Pr. Aérostat. … [1784].

  • [print, color; image of a Montgolfier-type balloon with a printed excerpt from a letter by "M. Mathon de la Cour, Directeur de l'Academie Royal des Sciencea."]
  • Artist(s): Delalande.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Se trouve chez Delalande, Graveur, rue de Montmorency, la 4me. Porte-Cochere en entrant par la rue St. Martin. No. 22. et chez le Sr. Cambourg, au Pe. Musé, Autorisé par le Gouvernement, rue St. Avye, vis à vis la rue du Platre."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1369.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 38. An aquatic performer of Vauxhall taking an Aereal Flight over the Town Hall to Midge Hall St. on the New Principals of Aerostatics Invented by Signor Bobellini F.A.S. Bologna A.D. 1835. Dedicated to the Burgesses of No: 3. Ward. 1835.

  • [print; color]
  • Artist(s): J.P.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1443.
pri470 Box 3

Item No. 39. Mgr. le Duc de Chartres et Mr. le Duc de Fitz Jame signent le Procès Verbal qui constate l'arrivée de MM. Charles et Robert dans le Prairie de Nesle près d'Hedouville. [1783].

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): A. Sergent; H. Serquin.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Tilliard Graveur, Quai des Grands Augustins, Maison de M. Debure Fils Aîne, Libraire."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1368.
pri470 Box 4

pri470 Box 4 (Item No. 41-52)

pri470 Box 4

Item No. 40. The ascent of the Great Montgolfier Balloon, from the Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens, May 24th 1838. 1838.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): H. Harrison.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1416.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 41. The Great Montgolfier or Fire Balloon. Drawn on the Spot at the Surry Zoological Gardens. [1838].

  • [print]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Published by J. Follit, 15, Catherine St. Strand."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1415.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 42. Siet hier Voorsightigheyd, en Dwaasheyd voor uw' Oogen … 18th century.

  • [print; Holland, image of Daedalus and Icarus]
  • Artist(s): Jan Luyken.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1450.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 43. Bon Voyage: Experience du globe aerostatique de MM. Charles et Robert au Jardin des Thuileries le 1er. December 1783 … 1783.

  • [print, partial color]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "A Paris chez Esnauts et Rapilly, rue St. Jacques, à la Ville de Coutances."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1362.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 44. [Vincent Lunardi smoking a pipe in a balloon over buildings] [approximately 1786].

  • [print; small woodblock on tobacco paper]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1339.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 44a. (Identified as missing in May 2013) Lunardi, 1784. 1784.

Item notes

  • [pen and ink silhouette]
  • Artist(s): Torand.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 45. To the Worshipful the Mayor & Corporation of the City of Bristol. This Print, (of the Perilous Situation of Messrs. Sadler and Clayfield, who Ascended from Bristol on the 24th of Sept. 1810, at 20 Minutes past 1 O'Clock, and Descended in the Bristol Channel, near Watermouth … 1811.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): E. M. Jones.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published April 29th, 1899, by E.M. Jones, No. 32 Little Newport Street, Newport Market."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1395.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 46. Since air Ballooning is the Ton, among the Higher Folk / A Middle Class may take it up and Turn it to a Joke. / And a joking we will go &c / By Complaisance and French Balloons, Gay Gallias Flighty Sons … This World like Keegans Huge Balloon is nothing but a Bubble." [1784].

  • [print; caricature with verse; "The English Balloon 1784"--text on balloon]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1433.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 47. Tentand via est qua me quoque possim Tollere humo Virgil Geor: ; He steers his flight A loft incumbent on the dusky air That felt unusual weight Par. Lost.

  • [print, color; caricature with verse in English from Paradise Lost and verse in Latin from Virgil's Georgics and French verse; image includes Lord Grenville in ascending balloon; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 33]
  • Artist(s): James Gillray.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1439.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 48. La Montagne accouchant d'une souris ou la Prophetie accomplie dans le Luxembourg ... Nouvelle Facon de Voler par Mrs. Miolan et Janinet … [1787].

  • [print; with lines of French verse]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1372.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 49. Dees Nederlandsche Koe, altoos door Waereld-grooten …

  • [Dutch caricature on the political conditions of the Netherlands with 26 lines of verse in two columns; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 19:1]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1434.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 50. F. Arban, Aereonauta. 2d. Ascension. Madrid. 7 de Noviembre de 1847. 1847.

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut Francois Arban (1815-1849)]
  • Artist(s): Perez Herms.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1318.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 51. His Serene Highness the Duke De Chartres. 1783.

  • [print; portrait of Louis Philippe Joseph (1747-1793) Duc d'Orleans, Duc de Chartres Ascended from St. Cloud July 15, 1784]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Publish'd July 1, 1783, by I. Fielding, Pater noster Row 1 Sewell, Cornhill. & I. Debrett, Piccadilly."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1325.
pri470 Box 4

Item No. 52. M: Garnerin. : Drawn and engraved by Edward Hawke Locker, from a sketch made on their Aerial Voyage, July 5, 1802. 1802.

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut Andre Jacques Garnerin (1770-1825); same image as RB 100015, Item No. 95]
  • Artist(s): Edward Hawke Locker.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1327.
pri470 Box 5

pri470 Box 5 (Item No. 53-64)

pri470 Box 5

Item No. 53. Professor Gay-Lussac, F.R.S. Membre de L'Instut. Professor at the University of Paris &c.

  • [print; portrait of French scientist and aeronaut Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778-1850)]
  • Artist(s): Z. Belliard; C. W. Sharpe.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1328.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 54. Mr. Charles Green, Aeronaut. Born Jany. 31st. 1785. First ascended on the 19th. July 1821, at the Coronation of King George the 4th, since which he has made up to this date July 9th. 1839. Two-hundred and Sixty-nine ascents. 1839.

  • [print; portrait of English aeronaut Charles Green (1785-1870)]
  • Artist(s): G. P. Harding.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pubd. July 9th. 1839, by G.P. Harding, Hercules Buildings, Lambeth. Day & Haghe, Lithrs. To the Queen."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1332.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 55. Mr. Charles Green, Aeronaut. Born Jany. 31st. 1785. First ascended on the 19th. July 1821, at the Coronation of King George the 4th, since which he has made up to this date July 9th. 1839. Two-hundred and Sixty-nine ascents. 1839.

  • [print; portrait of English aeronaut Charles Green (1785-1870); same as no. 54 with engraved calling card for "Mr. Charles Green, Aerial Cottage, Highgate."]
  • Artist(s): G. P. Harding.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pubd. July 9th. 1839, by G.P. Harding, Hercules Buildings, Lambeth. Day & Haghe, Lithrs. To the Queen."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1331.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 56. Vincent Lunardi Esqr. 1784.

  • [print; portrait of Italian-English aeronaut Vincenzo Lunardi (1759-1806)]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Publish'd Sepr. 30 1784 by John Walker."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1333.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 57. No. XXXI : Mrs. R_ss : No. XXXII. The Aerial Traveller. 1784.

  • [two small ovals with portrait prints of Vincenzo Lunardi (1759-1806) and Mrs. Ross; magazine illustrations; accompanied by pages 569-572 from a periodical with the article "Histories of the Téte-à-Téte annexed; or, Memoirs of the Aerial Traveller, and the engagin Mrs. R---."]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "London, Publish'd by A. Hamilton Junr, Fleet Street, Decr. 1, 1784."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1334.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 58. Mr. McQuire : On the 12th of May 1785 ascended in a balloon from Dublin and was driven out to sea where he was picked up by a vessel almost perished and spent with swimming. 1785.

  • [print; portrait of Irish aeronaut and army officer Richard McGuire (active 1785)]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1340.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 59. Le Docteur Potain, Le Premier qui tenta le Passage du Canal St. George, de Dublin en Angleterre, 24 lieues sur mer, le 17 Juin 1785. (Voyez en l'historique). 1785.

  • [print; portrait of Dr. Potain (active 1785) Aeronaut]
  • Artist(s): Boilly.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1344.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 60. François Pilatre de Rozier. President of the Museum established at Paris in 1781 … 1786.

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut Jean Francois Pilatre de Rozier (1756-1785)]
  • Artist(s): John Russell; Josh. Collyer.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published by W. Faden, Charing-Cross, Jany. 9. 1786."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1343.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 61. Mr. Sadler : To Sir John Cox Hippisley Bart. M.P. .. This Print of Mr. James Sadler, the first English Aeronaut … 1811.

  • [print; portrait of English aeronaut James Sadler (1753-1828)]
  • Artist(s): Matthew Haughton.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Engraved & Published Octr 25th. 1811 by Mattw. Haughton, print; portrait Painter, Birmingham."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1348.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 62. James Sadler Esqr. First English Aeronaut. Drawn & Engraved by B. Taylor. 1812.

  • [print; portrait of English aeronaut James Sadler (1753–1828)]
  • Artist(s): B. Taylor.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published as the Act directs May 1, 1812 by B. Taylor No. 7 Brewers St. Golden Sq."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1349.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 63. New London Magazine. : Mr. Sadler, The first English Aerostatist. and Mr. Arnold, The unsuccessful Aerial Adventurer. 1785.

  • [magazine illustration; two vignettes with portraits of James Sadler (1753-1828) and Stuart Amos Arnold (active 1778)]
  • Artist(s): Thornton.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published by Alexr. Hogg at the Kings Arms No. 16 Paternaster Row, Dec. 31. 1785."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1347.
pri470 Box 5

Item No. 64. 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 … 1785.

  • [print; portrait of Letitia Anne Sage (active 1785)]
  • Artist(s): S. Shelly; T. Burke.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London Printed for John Bell British Library Strand July 4th. 1785."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1350.
pri472 Box 1

pri472 Box 1 (Item No. 1-12)

pri472 Box 1

Item No. 1. [Aerostation in Indian Mythology] 18th century.

  • [colorful watercolor depicting elephants, a crocodile, and lily pads in a pond being showered with roses by a Hindu deity, with demi-gods flying in the air, India, 18th century; see also pri475 Box 1, Item No. 1]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1449.
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 2. Tab. I. [1787].

  • [German print depicting Blanchard's 28th flight on November 12, 1787]
  • Artist(s): G. Vogel.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1381.
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 3. Fig. 2. Blanchard's.

  • [print; vignette of Blanchard in a balloon]
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 4. A new flying machine upon Dr. Musgrave's plan, that moves with ye same Rapidity as Mr. Moore's Machine without Horses. [1769].

  • [print; caricature]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1427.
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 5. Mr. Sadler's Ascent with Capt. Paget, from the Mermaid Gardens, Hackney, August 12th, 1811. Descended near Tilbury Fort, Essex. 1811.

  • [woodcut print; image of two men in an ascending balloon with a crowd of onlookers on the ground]
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 6. Major Mony's perilous situation when he fell into the sea, July 23, 1785, off the coast of Yarmouth. 1813.

Item notes

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Thurston; Owen.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London, Published by R. Wilks, 89, Chancery Lane, Oct. 15 1813."
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 7. The only authentic sketch of the ascent of the Vauxhall balloon with Mr. Cocking's parachute. 1837.

  • [print; same image as RB 10051, Item no. 146b]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "London. Published by W. Spooner, 377 Strand."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1413.
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 8. Dessente des Immortels Roberts … A midi le 19. 7bre. 1784 les Srs. Roberts et Colin Hullin leurs beau-frere entrerent dans le Char; qui etoit sur le Bassin des Thuilleries … [1784].

  • [print, partial color; image with text and 14 lines of verse in French titled "A la gloire des Srs. Roberts. Air, du Vaudeville de Figaro."]
  • Artist(s): Berthet.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "a Paris chez Berthet rue des Noyers au coin de celle S. Jacques maison du Md. De Vin."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1376.
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 9. Globe aérostatique, avec ses agrès pour voyager dans l'air au moyen du vent. 1783.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): J. Houel.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "J. Hoüel inv. Et sculp. 4 Xbre. 1783."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1451.
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 10. Mons. Garnerin's Wonderful Airial Flight of 8000 feet high from St. George's Parade, North Audley Street; the Parashute [sic] descending after being seperated [sic] from the Balloon. 1803.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Alexander Hogg.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pub. June 1-1803 by Alex. Hogg 16 Paternoster-row."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1392.
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 11. The Figure of the Flying Ship. 1786.

  • [magazine illustration identified with handwritten note as the Gentleman's Magazine, April 1786.]
  • Artist(s): B. Cole.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1456.
pri472 Box 1

Item No. 12. [One man pulling another man wearing wings out of a lake]

  • [print]
pri472 Box 2

pri472 Box 2 (Item No. 13-21)

pri472 Box 2

Item No. 13. View of Montpellier Spa, Rotunda, &c. the Museum, St. Mary's Church & the Royal Nassau Balloon as it appeared when ascending from Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, July 3rd. 1837 containing Messrs. Green, Jerriad, Moss. Spinney, Brunsdon & Hughes … 1837.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): J. R. Cockling.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published by J.R. Cockling. 194 High St."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1411.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 14. Representation of Various Baloons [sic], with the methods of constructing and filling them. The Implements necessary for accelerating or retarding their Motion. See System of Aerostation. 1784.

  • [print, color; 14 vignette images and one diagram; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 26:1]
  • Artist(s): Lodge.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published as the Act directs by C. Cooke, No. 17 Paternoster Row Feby. 5th. 1784"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1460.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 15. [Vol. 1 : A balloon night ascent] 1870.

  • [title based on handwritten note on item; proof woodcut of a balloon ascent from Paris, 1870]
  • Artist(s): Buchard.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1422.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 16. A Representation of Mr. Blanchard's Balloon from Mr. Langhorne's Reposetory [sic] in Barbican, London. [179-].

  • [print]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1463.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 17:1. Fly!! Not we- A3. Sc 9. [183-?].

  • [print; caricature matted on same board with pri472 Box 2, Item No. 17:2; from Seymour, "New Readings of Old Authors : Shakespeare"]
  • Artist(s): George Madeley.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Madeley lith. 3 Wellington St. Strand."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1445.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 17:2. "Lamentings heard in the air; strange screams of death" Act 2 Sc. 1. [183-?].

  • [print; caricature matted on same board with pri472 Box 2, Item No. 17:1; from Seymour, "New Readings of Old Authors : Shakespeare"]
  • Artist(s): George Madeley.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Madeley lith. 3 Wellington St. Strand."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1446.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 18:1. The Descent of the Air Balloon. : Monsieur de Montgolfiers Air Balloon, after having Ascended an Amazing heighth above the Clouds … 1783.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): J. Lodge.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Engraved for the European Magazine." "Publish'd Decr. 1st. 1783. by J. Fielding, Pater Noster Row."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1431.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 18:2. The Ascent of the Aerial Balloon. 1783.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Jno. Lodge.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Engraved for the European Magazine." "Published Nov. 1st. 1783. by J. Fielding, Pater Noster Row."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1430.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 19:1. An air balloon invented in the last century. 1789.

  • [print; same image as RB 10015, Item no. 26:1]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "64 European Magazine. / Fig. XLII" "Publish'd by J. Sewell, Cornhill 1st. March 1789."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1458.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 19:2. Batteau volant, copié sur celui du Jesuite - Lana. [1787].

  • [print; image of the airship of Francesco Lana de Terzi (1631-1687); "Pl. IX"--text, top right margin]
  • Artist(s): François Noë Sellier.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1457.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 20:1. Vue prise de la Grille du Château : Expérience du Globe Aerostatique de MM. Charles et Robert faite dans le Jardin des Thuilleries sur le Bassin en face du Chateau le 1er. Decembre 1783. 1783.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Antoine François Sergent-Marceau.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Tilliard Graveur, Quai des Grands Augustins, Maison de M. Debure Files Ainé, Libraire." ; "A. Sergens"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1359.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 20:2. Départ de MM. Charles et Robert, du Jardin des Tuilleriea dans leur Machine Aërostatique, le 1er. Decembre, 1783. 1783.

  • [print; "Sic Itur Ad Astra"--text, banner at top of image]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Sic Itur Ad Astra"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1364.
pri472 Box 2

Item No. 21. Globe Aérostatique. De Mrs. Charles et Robert, Au Moment de leur depart du Jardin des Tuileriea, le 1er. Xbre. 1783. 1783.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Duperreux; L. Boutelou.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Se vend chez le Graveur Rue Ste. Hiacinte vis-à-vis le Jeu de Paume. A Paris."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1363.
pri472 Box 3

pri472 Box 3 (Item No. 22-34)

pri472 Box 3

Item No. 22. Frenchman: "Begar me lost my Vatch" Englishman: "There it goes up in the Air Balloon." [1784].

  • [print; caricature]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1436?.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 23. [Versailles]

  • [print; vignette of large balloon over city square crowded with onlookers; title based on caption provided for same image in "Aerostation. Plate II" by A. Bell, RB 10015, Item no. 28:2]
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 24. [Petin's Airship] [approximately 1850].

  • [illustration of the airship of Ernest Petin (1812-1878)]
  • Artist(s): Ch. Gilbert.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1483.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 25:1. The Height of Speculation - Groundless Expectations. [approximately 1840].

  • [print; caricature; matted with pri472 Box 3, Item No. 25:2]
  • Artist(s): George Cruikshank.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1447.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 25:2. Air-um Scare-um Travelling. [approximately 1840].

  • [print; caricature; matted with pri472 Box 3, Item No. 25:1]
  • Artist(s): George Cruikshank.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1447.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 25:3. The Ups and Downs of Life. [approximately 1840].

  • [print; caricature]
  • Artist(s): George Cruikshank.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1447.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 26. The Balloon in which Mr. Blanchard took his aerial flight from Dover to the Continent. [1790].

Item notes

  • [print]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Hall's Encycl. [1790]"--handwritten note with item."
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 27. [Balloon on ground being filled by tubes attached to barrels] 1818.

Item notes

  • [print; presumably fragment of engraving titled "Aeronautics. Mr. Sadler's Car."; see also RB 10015, Item no. 50:2]
  • Artist(s): Joseph Clement; Ambrose William Warren.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published, as the Act directs, July 1818. by Rest Fenner Paternoster Row."
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 28. (Identified as missing) Alarme Generale des Habitans de Gonesse Occasionee parla Chute du Ballon Aerostatique de Mr. de Montgolfier. [1783].

  • [print, color; Augsbourg, 1783]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1354.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 29. Representation des globes aerostatiques inventés par MM. Montgolfier. No. 1 Globe execute par Mrs. Charle et Robert. … [1784].

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Baricolo.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Stat Sine Morte Decus"--text on banner.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1453.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 30. Parachutes. 1837.

  • [periodical illustration with five images of parachutes with text at top: "No. LV.] Saturday, November 11, 1837. [Vol. II."]
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 31. Blanchard's Balloon.

  • [print; vignette of Blanchard in a balloon]
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 32. [Maurice Farman in his airplane flying over the Alps] 1915.

  • [photographic postcard signed by Farman, 1915, with envelope]
  • Artist(s): M. Willmann.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "M. Willman Chamonix"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1326.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 33:1. Mr. Arnold, The unsuccessful Aerial Adventurer. [1785].

  • [print; portrait of Stuart Amos Arnold (active 1778)]
  • Artist(s): [Thornton?].
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1493?.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 33:2. [Portrait of Stuart Amos Arnold]

  • [print; portrait of Stuart Amos Arnold (active 1778]
  • Artist(s): De Montague; Grainger.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1493?.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 34:1. Mr. Biggin, a favorite English Aerial Traveller Ascended from St. George's Fields, June 29, 1785. [1785].

  • [print; portrait of George Biggin (active 1785)]
  • Artist(s): [Thornton].
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1493?.
pri472 Box 3

Item No. 34:2. Mrs. Sage, The first Female Aerial Traveller Ascended from St. George's Fields, June 29, 1785. Mr. Biggin, a favorite English Aerial Traveller Ascended from St. George's Fields, June 29, 1785. 1785.

  • [print; two vignettes of portraits of Mrs. Sage and George Biggin]
  • Artist(s): Thornton.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published by Alexr. Hogg at the Kings Arms N. 16 Paternoster Row, Nov. 1. 1785."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1351.
pri472 Box 4

pri472 Box 4 (Item No. 35-43)

pri472 Box 4

Item No. 35:1. Jean Pierre Blanchard. The first Aerial Mariner, Citizen of Calais, & Pensioer of the French King, born at Andely in Normandy, the 4th. July, 1753. … 1785.

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut and parachute inventor Jean Pierre Francois Blanchard (1753-1809)]
  • Artist(s): R. Livesay; J. Newton.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "March 24, 1785 Pubd. For the Proprietor, by S. Hooper, No. 212, High-Holborn, London."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1321.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 35:2. Jean Pierre Francois Blanchard. 1785.

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut and parachute inventor Jean Pierre Francois Blanchard (1753-1809)]
  • Artist(s): J. Sewell.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London Pubd. July 1st; 1785 by J. Sewell, Cornhill."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1322.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 36. Mr. Blanchard L'Areonaute. [1784].

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut and parachute inventor Jean Pierre Francois Blanchard (1753-1809)]
  • Artist(s): Bolomey; Evans.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "a Rotterdam chez Md. Sallieth"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1320.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 37. Mr. Blanchard. Premier Auteur du Vaisseau Volant Né Andely en Norman, die le 4 juillet 1753 … [1783].

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut and parachute inventor Jean Pierre Francois Blanchard (1753-1809)]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1319.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 38:1. Tiberius Cavallo, F.R.S.

  • [print; portrait of Italian-English scientist Tiberius Cavallo (1749-1809); BM 2]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1323?.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 38:2. Tiberius Cavallo, F.R.S.

  • [print; portrait of Italian-English scientist Tiberius Cavallo (1749-1809]
  • Artist(s): T. Trotter.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1493?.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 39. Le Monarque des Aira y suivit son Rival jusqu' alors sans égal : Charles aux Thuilleries le 1r. Decembre M. DCCLXXXIII. 1783.

  • [print; portrait of French scientist and balloonist Jacques Alexandre Cesar Charles (1746-1823); same image as RB 10015, Item no. 4]
  • Artist(s): Simon Charles Miger.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Miger, la grande Maison neuve Place de l'Estrapade."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1324.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 40. Mr. Cocking ; the Nassau Balloon with The Parachute as it ascended. ; the Parachute as it descended by which Mr. Cocking lost his Life. July 24th. 1837. 1837.

  • [print; portrait of British parachute inventor Robert Cocking (1776-1837) with two other views one sheet; for same incidents depicted in similar image, see pri475 Box 2, Item no. 24 ]
  • Artist(s): W. Clark.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Printed by W. Clark 202 High Holborn."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1413.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 41:1. Vincent Lunardi Esqr. Secretary to the Neapolitan Ambassador, and the first aerial Traveller in the English Atmosphere Septr. 15. 1784.

  • [proof; portrait of Italian-English aeronaut Vincenzo Lunardi (1759-1806)]
  • Artist(s): Rd. Cosway; F. Bartolozzi.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1336?.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 41:2. [Portrait of Vincenzo Lunardi]

  • [print; untitled portrait of Italian-English aeronaut Vincenzo Lunardi (1759-1806)]
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 42:1. Etienne et Joseph Montgolfier Frères, Nés a Annonay en Vivarais. Inventeurs en Société du Globe Aérostatique. : Montgolfier que l'Europe entiere … [1783].

  • [print with four lines of verse; portrait of French aeronaut Joseph Montgolfier (1740-1810) and his brother Etienne Montgolfier from a bas-relief by Houdon; see also pri472 Box 4, Item 42:2]
  • Artist(s): De Launay.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez l'Auteur Rue et Porte St. Jacques, No. 112."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1341.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 42:2. Les Frères Montgolfier. [1860].

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut Joseph Montgolfier (1740-1810) and his brother Etienne Montgolfier from a bas-relief by Houdon; see also pri472 Box 4, Item No. 42:1]
  • Artist(s): Pigeot; Pigeot.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1342.
pri472 Box 4

Item No. 43. To the Right Honble: The Chancellor, The Revd. The Vice Chancellor, The Revd: The Proctors, The Revd: The Heads of Colleges and Halls, With their respective Societies This Engraving of Mr. Sadler (The first English Aerostatist) Is respectfully dedicated By their most devoted and very humble Servant James Roberts. [1785].

  • [print; portrait of English aeronaut James Sadler (1751-1828) Aeronaut; BM 1]
  • Artist(s): James Roberts; Edmund Scott.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Publish'd as the Act directs May 2nd. 1785."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1346.
pri472 Box 5

pri472 Box 5 (Item No. 44-57)

pri472 Box 5

Item No. 44. Mr. C. Grahame White. 1914.

  • [photographic postcard of Claude Grahame-White (1879-1959) Aviator and aeronautical engineer signed "Yours Truly C. Grahame-White 1914"]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1329.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 45. Expérience Démonstrative du Nouveau Systême de Navigation Aérienne du Docteur van Hecke. Invitation Personnelle … [1847].

  • [blank engraved invitation for the balloon ascent of Belgium engineer Dr. van Hecke; with a stamp of the society and a handwritten note "1847 Brussels"]
  • Artist(s): F. Marchal.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Imp. De F. Marchal. 96. rue de Ruysbroeck."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1482.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 46. Under the direct patronage of Her Majesty. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. The most Extraordinary Novelty! Ascent of Mr. Van Amburgh and a Bengal Tiger in the Nassau Balloon, conducted by Mr. Green, Thursday, the 27th September, ... 1838.

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Artist(s): Balne.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Balne, Printer, 38, Gracechurch Street."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1421.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 47. La Presse Illustrée, Dimanche 28 Juillet 1878 … Le Grand Ballon Captif des Tuileries - (Dessin de M. Gerlier) … 1878.

  • [pages 1-4, 7-8 of the newspaper with a description and woodcut illustrations of the balloon designed by Henry Giffard]
  • Artist(s): M. Gerlier.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1489.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 48. Le Grand Balloon Captif des Tuileries. [1878].

  • [broadside with text and image of a balloon designed by Henry Giffard]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Paris. -- Typographie Cusset et Compagnie 123, rue Montmarte, 123"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1488.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 49. To Aeronauts and Amateurs. Particulars of the Nassau Balloon, which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Hoggart, at the auction mart, on Friday, the 17th of July, 1840, at Twelve o'Clock, by order of the assignees of Messrs. Gye and Hughes. … 1840.

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Balne Brothers, Printers, 38, Gracechurch Street."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1472.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 50. Ad Angelum Delcium et Laurentium Collinium ut inchoatum de Machina Aerostatica Carmen Absolvant et in Lucem edant. : Elegia. [approximately 1784].

  • [broadside with Latin poem signed A.M.]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1452.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 51. A Particular Account of Mr. Green's Ascent in his Coronation Balloon from the Gas Yard, Shrewsbury, on Monday, August, the 23rd, 1824. [approximately 1784].

  • [broadside with a color woodcut vignette of balloon]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "France, Printer, Shrewsbury."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1406.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 52. A M. Arban reduce dall' aereo suo viaggo del 14 Decembre 1845 in Trieste Evviva di alcuni ammiratori. 1845.

  • [print, color; map of flight]
  • Artist(s): C. Kunz.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1474.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 53. Description of the Dolphin or, Fish Formed Balloon. This balloon was constructed in the years 1816, 17, by the late Mr. Samuel Paully, under the auspices of the late Mr. Durs Egg, the Gun-maker of the Colonnade, Pall-mall, London. … 1835.

  • [two leaves on same mat consisting of a hand-colored illustration and a printed description]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Pubd. By the Engraver 85 York St. Westminster. 1835."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1468.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 54. Deez' prent vertoont in menig beeld, …

  • [broadside with story in Dutch and six partially hand-colored illustrations, including one related to the flight of Jean Pierre Blanchard]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1461.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 55. The Balloon With which Mr. Garnerin ascended from the Volunteer's Parade, North Audley-street, Grosvenor Square, to the heighth of 800 Feet, & the Parachute by which he descended into a Field, near St. Pancras' Church, 21st Sept. 1802. 1802.

  • [woodcut print, color; two illustrations of balloons with text]
  • Artist(s): J. Davenport.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Printed and sold by J. Davenport, 6, George's Court, Clerkenwell."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1391.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 56. An exact representation of the first Aerial Ship The Eagle, now exhibiting at the grounds of The Aeronautical Society, Victoria Road, facing Kensington Gardens. 1838.

  • [print, color]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Sold by Messrs. Ackermann & Co. Strand, C. Tilt, Fleet St. Reeves & Sons, Cheapside, Riddle & Meynatt, P. N. Row, McLean, Haymarket, & T. Bird, 145 Oxford St."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1470a.
pri472 Box 5

Item No. 57. The first air voyage in America : Woodcut by Charles R. Gardner … 1931.

Item notes

  • [print; woodcut image of the 1793 balloon flight of Jean Pierre Blanchard from the Walnut Street Prison in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; previously identified as PSS 433]
  • Artist(s): Charles R. Gardner.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Woodcut copyright, 1931, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company"
pri475 Box 1

pri475 Box 1 (Item No. 1-12)

pri475 Box 1

Item No. 1. [Aerostation in Indian Mythology] 18th century.

  • [colorful watercolor depicting women and men dancing and playing musical instruments while being showered with flower petals by demi-gods in flying machines and in the clouds, India, 18th century; see also pri472 Box 1, Item no. 1]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1448.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 2. [Portrait of Charles Green] 1838.

  • [proof before letters; portrait of English aeronaut Charles Green (1785-1870)]
  • Artist(s): John Hollins G. T. Payne.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London, Published June 5, 1838. By Hodson & Graves. Printsellers by Special Appointment to Her Majesty. 6, Pall Mall"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1330.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 3. 20 Fer 17 G Guynemer. 1917.

Item notes

  • [print; portrait of French military aviator Georges Marie Guynemer (1894-1917) signed by the artist with a "Musee de L'Armee" stamp]
  • Artist(s): Henri Farre.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 4. Histoire Chronologique d' L' Aréostation. 1853.

  • [print; sixty numbered balloons and dirigibles, 1782-1853 on green color background]
  • Artist(s): Henry Emy.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Musée de tout le Monde. Juillet, 1853" ; "Bureaux, rue de la Victoire 9"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1485.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 5. Excursions Aériennes : Orléans en Ballon vue prise au dessus du Faubourg St. Jean. 1846.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Jules Arnout.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publié par Jeannin, Place du Louvre, 20." ; "London, pub. 1st. February 1846 by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St." ; "Imp. par Lemercier à Paris."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1478.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 6. Excursions Aériennes : Versailles en Ballon vue prise au dessus du Grand Canal. 1846.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Jules Arnout.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publié par Jeannin, Place du Louvre, 20." ; "London, pub. 1st. February 1846 by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St." ; "Imp. par Lemercier à Paris."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1479.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 7. Excursions Aériennes : St. Cloud en Ballon vue prise de Boulogne. 1846.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Arnout, Jules.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publie par Jeannin, Place du Louvre, 20." ; "London pub. 1st. February 1846 by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St." ; "Imp. Par Lemercier a Paris."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1481.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 8. Voyage Aérien en France : Bordeaux Vue prise au dessus du Jardin public. 1846.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Alfred Guesdon; Adrien Cuvillier.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publié par A. Hauser, boul des Italiens, 11." ; Bordeaux publié par Mme. Vve. Bisserié Pascal 13 rue du Chapeau Rouge."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1480.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 9. Excursions Aériennes : Fontainebleau en Ballon, vue prise au dessus du Gd. Quartier de Cavalerie. 1846.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Jules Arnout.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publié par Jeannin, Place du Louvre, 20." ; "London, pub. by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St." ; "Imp. par Lemercier à Paris."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1477.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 10. Dédié à MM. Charles et Robert. Experience faite par MM. Robert Freres Faites au Chateau de St. Cloud le 15 Juillet 1784. 1784.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): Courteille.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Basset rue St. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1373.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 11. Volo dell' Aereonauta Francesco Orlandi eseguito nei pubblici Giardini di Bologna l'anno 1839. 1839.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): G. Meloni [or G. Metenni].
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1420.
pri475 Box 1

Item No. 12. Fête Donnée par la Ville de Paris a Louis XVIII le 29 Aout 1814 : Cortège du Roi Louis XVIII se redant du palais des Tuileries par les quais à l'Hôtel de Ville, pour assister à la fête qui lui fut donnée par la ville de Paris, en réjouis sance du rétablissement du Trône des Bourbons. 1814.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): V. Chereau.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "a Paris chez Mme. Ve. Chereau rue St. Jacqes No. 10." ; "Dépé. à la Direction Gal. de l'imp et la lib."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1404.
pri475 Box 2

pri475 Box 2(Item No. 13-24)

pri475 Box 2

Item No. 13. [Part of the Balloon in which Mr. (W.W.) Sadler ascended from Dublin, October 1, 1812] 1812.

  • [print, color; proof before letters for "Part of the Balloon in which Mr. (W.W.) Sadler ascended from Dublin, October 1, 1812" showing Irish aeronaut Windham William Sadler (1796-1824); "Erin Go Brah"--text, banner on balloon in image.]
  • Artist(s): [Robert Havell].
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1397.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 14. La Quatorzieme Expérience Aerostatique de M. Blanchard, accompagné du Chevalier Lepinard, faite à Lille en Flandre, le 26 Août 1785. 1785.

  • [print; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 18]
  • Artist(s): L. Watteau; Helman.
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1380.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 15. Expérience de la Machine Aréostatique de Mrs. De Montgolfier, d' Anonai en Vivarais, Reppetée a Paris le 27. Aoust 1783 au Champ de Mars … ; Versuch mit ver aerostatischen Machine der herren von Montgolfier … 1783.

  • [print, color; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 3]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1353.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 16. Seconds Voyageurs Aëriens, ou Expérience de MM. Charles et Robert. Faite à Paris dans le Parterre du Jardin Royal des Thuilleries le 1 Decembre 1783. ; Zweite Luftreise, oder Versuch der herren Charles und Robert … 1783.

  • [print, color; "Collection des Prospects"--text, top left margin]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Se vend à Augsbourg dans le Négoce comun de l'Académie Impériale d'Empire, sous son Privilege et avec défense de n'en faire ni vendre de Copies."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1365.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 17. Experience Aerostatique Faite a Versailles le 19 Sept. 1783 en présence de leurs Majestés de la Famille Roÿale et de plus de 130 milles Spectateurs Par Mrs. Montgolfier avec un Ballon … ; Versuch melcher du Versailles … 1783.

  • [print, color]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1356.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 18. Globe Aërostatique. Dédié à Monsieur Charles … [1783].

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): Desrais; Denis.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Jacques Chereau rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine St. Severin aux 2 Colonnes No. 257"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1367?.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 19. Poisson Aerostatique enlevé a Plazentia Ville d'Espagne situé au milieu des Montagnes, et dirigé par Dom Joseph Patinho jusqu'a la Ville de Coria au bort de la Riviere d'Arragon, éloigné de 12 lieues de Plazentia le 10 mars 1784. 1784.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): Bresse.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez J. Chereau rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine St. Severin aux 2 Colonnes No. 257"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1370.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 20. Dessin d'une Invention d'un Ballon aéréostatique a vapeur par B. Chauvelot. 1856.

  • [print; steam balloon]
  • Artist(s): J. Etienne-Gayet.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "1856. Lith. J. Etienne-Gayet via Conciatori, 34 a Turin."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1486.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 21. New Hungerford Market, London, On the day of Opening, July 2nd. 1833 - with the Ascent of Mr. Graham in his Balloon. 1833.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): R.W. Billings; I. S. Templeton.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London, Published Aug. 15. 1833, by R.W. Billings (at Mr. Brittons, 17 Burton Street) & sold by J. W. Williams, 10 Charles St. Soho Square"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1408.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 22. Fête du 14 Juillet on IX. Vue du Temple eleve dans le Grand Carré des Champs Elysées dans lequel le Concert fut Exécuté. 1801.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): Basset.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Basset Md. D'Estampes et Fabriquant de Papiers peints rue St. Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins No. 670"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1390.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 23. XII Frimaire an XIII (5 Decembre 1804). : Fête du Sacre et Couronement de Leurs Majestés Impériales. 1804.

  • [print, color; view of five balloons over the Place de la Concorde Le Coeur; coronation of Napoleon I and Empress Josephine, 1804]
  • Artist(s):Le Coeur; Gautier Marchand.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "à Paris chez Bance, Md. D'Estampes, rue St. Denis." ; "Et chez l'Auteur, rue Chapon No. 1, Division de la Réunion."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1393.
pri475 Box 2

Item No. 24. Robert Cocking. ; The Ascent of the Royal Nassau Balloon, with the Parachute attached, 24th July 1837. ; This sketch exhibits the Parachute with Mr. Cocking, in the three stages of the descent. 1837.

  • [print, color; three views on one sheet; for same incidents depicted in similar image, see pri472 Box 4, Item No. 40]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1412.
pri475 Box 3

pri475 Box 3 (Item No. 25-36)

pri475 Box 3

Item No. 25. [Balloon ascension from scaffolding with a crowd of onlookers in an arena] [1838?].

  • [print; untitled image showing the "Aeronave Retiremiga" of Muzzi rising in an arena at Bologna]
  • Artist(s): G. Meloni; Zannoli.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Bologna Lit. Zannoli, e Co."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1470.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 26. Mardi 27, Grande Fête Extraordinaire. [approximately 1800].

  • [print, color; two fish balloons, a globe balloon and a parachute]
  • Artist(s): J. Cluis.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Lith. De J. Cluis, place du Châtelet à Paris."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1465.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 27. The Fortress (which inclosed the Grand Pavilion) in the Green Park, with the ascent of the Balloon, 1814. 1814.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): T. Palser.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published Aug. 24. 1814, by Tho. Palser, Surry side Westr. Bridge."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1402.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 28. Vue du passage du cortège de sa Majesté Louis XVIII, Devant la Statue de Henry IV. le 3 Mai 1814. Jour de son arrivée dans Paris. 1814.

  • [print; same image as RB 10015, item no. 46]
  • Artist(s): Basset.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Basset, Md. D'Estampes, rue St. Jacques. No. 64."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1399.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 29. Vie de Bonaparte premier Consul de la République Française. [between 1800 and 1820].

  • [print; twenty-four scenes from the life of Napoleon Bonaparte with key in bottom margin; "No. 17"--text, top right margin]
  • Artist(s): Nodet; Le Beau.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Jean, rue Jean de Beauvais, No. 32."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1454.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 30. Prime Bang up at Hackney or a Peep at the Balloon 12th Aug. [1811].

  • [print, color; caricature; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 39:1]
  • Artist(s): Wm. Elmes.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "by Thos. Tegg No. 111 Cheap Side"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1437.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 31. March of Intellect : "Lord how this world improves as we grow older. [1825].

  • [print, color; caricature; same image as pri475 Box 3, Item No. 35 and RB 10015, Item No. 51a]
  • Artist(s): Paul Pry.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pub. By T. McLean 26 Haymarket London."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1440.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 32. A King bestowing favors on a Great Man's Friends - scene near the Bank. 1824.

  • [print, color; caricature]
  • Artist(s): T. Jones.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Designed by an Amateur"; "Published by B. Webster, 78 Drury Lane, June 7, 1824"
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1438.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 33. From London in a Straight Line The Political Puff Politician A Dialogue between Pluto and Prosperine … [approximately 1762].

  • [print; caricature with lines of dialogue below]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1428.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 34. The Penny Satirist. … No. 58. London, Saturday, May 26, 1838. Vol. 2. … The Great Montgolfier Balloon. 1838.

  • [pages 1-2 of newspaper with woodcut image and description of balloon]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1471.
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 35. March of Intellect : "Lord how this world improves as we grow older.

  • [print, color; caricature; same image as pri475 Box 3, Item No. 31 and RB 10015, Item No. 51a]
  • Artist(s): Paul Pry.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pub. By T. McLean 26 Haymarket London."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 1440 (second copy).
pri475 Box 3

Item No. 36. March of Intellect. No. 2.

Item notes

  • [print, color; caricature; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 52]
  • Artist(s): Paul Pry.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pub. By Y. Mclean 26 Haymarket wher Political and other caricatures are daily Pub. The largest collection of any house in London."
RB 3135

L'aéronaute : Moniteur de la Société générale d'Aérostation et d'Automotion aérienne. 1864.

  • [newspapers; four issues, Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5 of the newspaper with full-page illustrations]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Directeur : M. Nadar, Fondateur … Bureau Central de Vente : M. Defaux, 8, rue du Croissant."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 581.
RB 3277

La Vérité sur la Poste Pendant le Siège : Lettre à Monsieur le Général Trochu. [1871].

  • [lithographic reproduction of handwritten letter, two leaves]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Autographie Artistique Chouquet 93 Rue d'Aboukir."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 538.
RB 4169

La mère Michel en ballon. Scène comique. Paroles de [Bourget?] Musique de … [187-?].

  • [fragments of sheet music]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 523.
RB 4183

Le voyage aérien de Madame Pincebec : [Scène comique] / Musique de Nargeot. Acct. par Mce. de Raoulx. [187-?].

  • [sheet music]
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 407.
RB 4184

Parodie du voyage aérien de G. Nadaud : Impressions de voyage de Madame Vitelotte Fruitière du bon coin. [187-].

  • [sheet music written by E. de Richemont]
  • Artist(s): Cham.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, Au Menestrel, 2 bis r Vivienne."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 597.
RB 4231

Prospectus of the Aeronautic Association … [approximately 1840].

  • [prospectus, two leaves]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Printed by T. R. Drury, 10, Johnson's Court, Fleet Street."
  • From Maggs Bros. catalog no. 387, Item 40.
RB 10015 Box 1

RB 10015 Portfolio Box I (Item No. 1-80)

RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 1. [Balloon ascending over country town square with onlookers and livestock below]

  • [pencil and ink drawing, color; original mounting]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 2:1. A Etienne de Montgolfier Cooperateur et Inventeur de l'Art Aerostatique. [1785].

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut Joseph Montgolfier (1740-1810)]
  • Artist(s): Binet; Le Beau.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 2:2. Flying Machine from Edinburgh in one Day, perform'd by Moggy Mackensie at the Thistle and Crown. 1762. 1762.

  • [print; caricature]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 3. Expérience de la Machine Aréostatique de Mrs. De Montgolfier, d' Anonai en Vivarais, Reppetée á Paris le 27. Aoust 1783 … ; Versuch mit ver aerostatischen Machine der herren von Montgolfier … 1783.

  • [print, color; same image as pri475 Box 2, Item 15]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 4. Le Monarque des Aira y suivit son Rival jusqu' alors sans égal : Charles aux Thuilleries le 1r. Decembre M. DCCLXXXIII. 1783.

  • [print; portrait of French scientist and balloonist Jacques Alexandre Cesar Charles (1746-1823); same image as pri472 Box 4, Item 39]
  • Artist(s): Simon Charles Miger.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Miger, la grande Maison neuve Place de l'Estrapade."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 5. [Watercolor drawings of Montgolfier's balloons]

  • [watercolor; three balloons in close-up, with two in the background]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 6. Luftmaschine von 70 Fuss in der Höhe 46 im Durchschnitte welche sich zu Paris am 19 Weinmonats 1783 mit zween Menschen 324 Fuss hoch erhoben hat. 1783.

  • [print; "Pl. VIII"]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 7:1. Vue des 24 jets a St. Cloud : 2me. experience de M.M. Robert Freres. Dediée et Présentée a son Altesse Sérénissime Monseigneur le Duc de Chartes : Par son trés humble et tres respectueux serviteur Le Vachez. Cet Aërostat fut construit par les orders de Mgr le Duc de Chartres. Le 15 Juillet, 1784 … 1784.

  • [print; same image as pri470 Box 2, Item 14]
  • Artist(s): Le Vachez.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chés l'Auteur aux Colonnades du Palais Royal No. 206, et sous le Quay de Gevres a l'Esperance, A.P.D.R."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 7:2. Vue du Tapis vert, prise au dessus de l'Orangerie a St. clou. : Expérience Aréostatique de Mrs. Robert … le 15 Juillet 1784 … 1784.

  • [print]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "A Paris chez Vachez, Quai de Gevre, a l'Esperance."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 7:3. Vue de la prairie de Billancourt. Dessiné d'Après nature. : Mr. Blanchard, étant parti seul à Midi et 2/1. du Champ de Mars, le 2. Mars 1784. … 1784.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Tavenard.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Vachez, Duc de Fronsac, et autres personnes de qualites, Quai de Gevres a l'Espce."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 8. Lunardis New Balloon. [1784].

  • [print, color; engraved portrait of Vincenzo Lunardi (1759-1806) Italian-English aeronaut with painted watercolor border scenes relating to the making, filling, ascending, and descending of the balloon]
  • Artist(s): Bartolozzi.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 9:1. Poisson Aerostatique composé de fer blanc pour être rempli d'air inflammable …

  • [print, color]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 9:2. Nota. Cette curieuse gravure dessinée par Jean Grégeois, est mentionnée dans le "Recueil des Festes données pour le Roy en par le Roy" Il y est dit : (page 112) "Le 19 Septbr. 1783, Mr. de Montgolfier … ; Experience Areostatique fait a Versailles le 19 Septbre. 1783 en présence de Leurs Majestés et de la famille Royale par Mr. de Montgolfier un Balon ... 1783.

  • [ink and watercolor copy of an engraving matted with handwritten note]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 10. The Political Balloon; or, the fall of East India Stock. 1783.

  • [print, color; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 11, colored]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Pub. Dec 4 1783 by W Wells No 132. Fllet Street"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 11. The Political Balloon; or, the fall of East India Stock. 1783.

  • [print; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 10, uncolored]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Pub. Dec 4 1783 by W Wells No 132. Fllet Street"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 12. [Onlookers with spyglasses watching an ascending balloon]

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): R. Vinkeles.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "R. Vinkeles inv. Del et sculp."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 13. All on Fire -- or the Doctors disappointed. A view taken in Lord Foley's Garden, Sept. 29, 1784. 1784.

  • [print; image of a burning balloon; same image as pri470 Box 1, Item 7]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "London, published Oct. 20, 1784 by E. Wyatt No. 360 Oxford Street"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 14. Moyen infaillible d'enlever les Ballons : Air de Pierrot Voulez vous savoir le secret Charles, Robert les Mongolfiers …

  • [print, color]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Se vend a Paris rue des Quatre-vents."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 15. Noms des Voyageurs Aëriens, Mgr. le Duc de Chartres, Mr. colin et Mr. Robert frere. : Expérience de la Machine Aërostatique de M. Robert, faite à St. Cloud le 15 Juillet 1784; … 1784.

  • [print]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "A Paris ches les Campions freres, rue St. Jacques a la Ville de Rouen."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 15a. The Morning Chronicle, and London Advertiser : Numb. 4834. Friday, November 12, 1784. 1784.

  • [one leaf of newspaper with article "Continuation of Mr. Smeathman's Theory on Flying"]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 16. [Vincenzo Lunardi, Mrs. Sage, and G. Biggin] 1785.

  • [print; untitled image with handwritten credit line; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 17]
  • Artist(s): Rigaud; [F. Bartolozzi].
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pub: by Mr. Bovi S. and to be had at No 28 Hay Market and No 5 John Street Oxford Market May 13. 1785 May"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 17. [Vincenzo Lunardi, Mrs. Sage, and G. Biggin] 1785.

  • [print; untitled image with handwritten credit line; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 16]
  • Artist(s): Rigaud; [F. Bartolozzi].
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 18. La Quatorzieme Expérience Aerostatique de M. Blanchard, accompagné du Chevalier Lepinard, faite à Lille en Flandre, le 26 Août 1785. Dedieé à messieurs les Magistrats, de la ville de Lille en Flandre. 1785.

  • [print; same image as pri475 Box 2, Item No. 14]
  • Artist(s):L. Watteau; Helman.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Se vend à Lille chez L. Watteau, Rue et vis-à-vis l'Eglise St. Pierre, Par leurs tres Humbles, et tres Obeissants Serviteurs, L. Watteau."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 19:1. Dees Nederlandsche Koe, altoos door Waereld-grooten …

  • [Dutch caricature on the political conditions of the Netherlands with 26 lines of verse; same image as pri470 Box 4, Item No. 49]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 19:2. The riggs of the times. To which are added, harvest home. The tempest of war. The lady's companion. Entered according to Order.

  • [eight-page pamphlet with four poems and woodcut on title page of a man, woman, and child]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 20. Entrée de Mr. Blanchard et du Chevalier. Lepinard, cinq jours après leur Ascension Aerostatique, dans la Ville de Lille, le 26 Août 1785. Dédiée à Madame la Marquise de Vignacourt. 1785.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): L. Watteau; Helman.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Se vend à Lille, chez L. Watteau, Rue et vis-à-vis L'Eglise St. Pierre, et chez l'Auteur Rue St. Honoré No. 315. Par son très-Humble et tres-Obéissant Serviteur, L. Watteau."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 21:1. Dans ce Cimetiere sont inhumés Frnacois Pillatre de Rosier et Pierre Anger Romain, qui voulant passer en Angleterre dans un Aerostat … leur ont elévé ce monument en l'Anneé 1786. 1786.

  • [illustration of a monument accompanied by five sections of text]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 21:2. Figure exacte et proportions. Du Globe Aërostatique, Qui, le premier, a enlevé des Hommes dans les Airs. … La Gallerie circulaire, dans laquelle on voyoit M. le marquis D'Arlandes et M. Pilatre de Rozier, etoit peint en Draperies cramoisi à franges d'or. 1785.

  • [print, color; "Grand Notice 1785"--text, lower left margin.]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 22. Aux Amateurs de Physique. : Vue D'Optique, or A Treat for the Curious; An exact Representation of the manner the People, who had not Admission Tickets, climbed the Wall of the Thuilleries, at Paris, on the 1st. Dec. 1783, to see the Ascension o fthe Air Balloon of Mesrs. Charles & Robert.

  • [print, color]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Pub. 25 Feb. 1784 by W. Humphrey, No. 227, Strand, and J. Wallis, 16, Ludgat Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 23. Embrâsement deplorable de la machine aërostatique des Srs. Miolan et Janinet le dimanche 11 Juillet 1784. 1784.

  • [print, color; same image as pri470 Box 2, Item No. 18]
  • Artist(s): J. Chereau.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez J. Chereau rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine, St. Severin aux 2 Colonnes [No. 257]."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 24. Pallone aereostatico, nel quale il Sigr. Vincenzo Lunardi da Lucca ha fatto alcuni voli in Inghilterra, ed or ne replicherá le pruove in Roma, e inaltre Citta d'Italia …

  • [print]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "G.M.C.S. Inc."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 25:1. Mr. Lunardi. : The Fall of the Balloon.

  • [print; fragment with woodcut images of balloons and a portrait of Vincenzo Lunardi]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 25:2. Patern [sic] for a lady's pocket. 1786.

  • [print; embroidery pattern with image of Lunardi's first ascent; same image as pri470 Box 3, Item No. 29]
  • Artist(s): Alexander Hogg.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published by Alexr. Hogg at the Kings Arms No. 16 Paternoster Row Nov. 1. 1786."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 25a. [Nine newspaper clippings related to balloons] 1784-1785.

  • [clippings on various subjects related to balloons dated 1784-1785]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 25b. [Fourteen newspaper clippings related to the balloon ascensions of Blanchard and Lunardi] approximately 1780s.

  • [clippings on various subjects related to the balloon ascensions of Blanchard and Lunardi, dated 1780s]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 25c. [Three newspaper clippings and three advertisements related to the ascension of Uncles] 1786.

  • [clippings and advertisements related to the ascension of Uncles, dated 1786]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 25d. The Morning Herald. No. 916 Friday, December 15, 1786. 1786.

  • [front page of newspaper with a notice of "Aerobaination. Mrs. Derouville and Thomas, who have announced to the public the method of walking in the air, have now, at their own expence, executed and completed their Aerobainic Machine."]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 26:1. An air balloon invented in the last century. 1789.

  • [print; "Fig. XLII"; same image as pri472 Box 2, Item No. 19:1]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Publishd by J. Sewell Cornhill. 1st March 1789."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 26:2. L'ascension de la Nymphe aérienne s'est faite le 1er. Janvier 1787 sur la place du quartier des Buisses à Lille par le Sr. Enslen. 1787.

  • [print]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 26a. Aerostation, formed of …

  • [Leaf of periodical, vol. IV, with first two pages of entry on Aerostation]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 26b. AER.

  • [leaf of periodical, vol. IV, with last two pages of entry on Aerostation]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 26c. [Four newspaper clippings related to balloons] approximately 1790s.

  • [clippings on various subjects related to balloons dated approximately 1790s]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 27:1. Representation of Various Baloons [sic], with the methods of constructing and filling them. The Implements necessary for accelerating or retarding their Motion. See System of Aerostation. 1790.

  • [print; same image as pri472 Box 2, Item No. 14]
  • Artist(s): Lodge.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published as the Act directs by C. Cooke, No. 17 Paternoster Row Feby. 5th. 1790."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 27:2. Bataille de Fleurus 1794. 1794.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Raffet; Frilley.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Perrotin éditeur"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 27:3. Victoire remportée a Fleurus, par les francais le 26 Juin 1794. 1794.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Couche; Bovinet.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Baudouin frères, Rue de Vaugirard, A Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 28:1. Four Sketches from Nature in Acquatinta, by R. Laurie. : On Croyden Road near Stockwell Common in Surry. 1794.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): R. Laurie.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "No. 4" ; "Published 12th. May 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, 53. Fleet Street, London."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 28:2. Aerostation. Plate II. : Montgoflier's Balloon. Fauxbourgh St. Antoine. Blanchard's Balloon. Charles & Robert's B. Champ de Mars Versailles B. Montgolfier's B. Fauxbourg of St. Germain.

  • [print; five illustrations; includes same image as pri472 Box 3, Item No. 23]
  • Artist(s): A. Bell.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A. Bell. Prin. Wal. Scultpor fecit."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 29. Aerostation. : 1. Montgolfier's Balloon. 2. Blanchard's. 3. Charles & Robert's. 4. Lunardi's. 5. Baldwin's View over the City of Chester, from Lunardi's Balloon. 1796.

  • [print, color; five illustrations]
  • Artist(s): J. Barlow.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published as the Act directs, Jany. 16th. 1796 by J. Wilkes."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 30. The Grand Republican Balloon, Intended to convey the Army of England from the Gallic Shore, … By Citizen Monge. 1798.

  • [print; caricature; engraving of an air ship with a flag labeled "Liberty" and a sail labeled "Slavery" by Gaspard Monge; with twenty-five references printed in bottom margin]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Published Feby. 24th. 1798 by J. Wallis, No. 16, Ludgate Street, London."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 31. La Gabbia de Matti : Questo Mondo e come una gabbia de matti, imperoche ciascuno, chi per una via e chi per un altra dimostra la sua pazzia all a Pace si stampa da Gio Giacomo de Rossi.

  • [print]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 32. Siege de la Colonne de Pompée. Science in the Pillory. ... 1799.

  • [print, color; caricature of French scientists in Egypt]
  • Artist(s): James Gillray.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Etched by Js. Gillray, from the Original Intercepted Drawing, London, Publishd March 6th 1799 by H. Humphrey, 27 St. James's Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 33. Tentand via est qua me quoque possim Tollere humo Virgil Geor: ; He steers his flight A loft incumbent on the dusky air That felt unusual weight Par. Lost.

  • [print, color; caricature with verse in English from Paradise Lost and verse in Latin from Virgil's Georgics and French verse; image includes Lord Grenville in ascending balloon; same image as pri470 Box 4, Item No. 47]
  • Artist(s): James Gillray.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 34:1. Dampfmaschinen Pferd : worauf man in einer Stunde von Paris nach Petersburg reiten kann.

  • [print, color]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 34:2. Dampfmaschinen Pflug.

  • [print, color]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "[?]123"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 35:1. Vue Brillante de l'Aniversaire du 14 Juillet 1801. du 25 Messidor de l'An 9. Feu d'Artifice tiré a l'Etoile des Champs Elysees, sous le Consul Buonaparte premier de la Republique Francaise.

  • [print, color; ""No. X[I]II"]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 35:2. The Flight of the Intellect. : Portrait of Mr. Golightly, experimenting on Mess Quicks & Speeds new patent high pressure Steam Riding Rocket. [approximately 1825].

  • [print; caricature; same image as pri470 Box 1, Item No. 12]
  • Artist(s): Bisbee.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published 95 Canl St. N.Y." "Lith. Of Bisbee 95, Canal St."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 36:1. Monsr. Garnerin, And his Extraordinary Descent in a Parachute, Sepr. 21st. 1802. 1814.

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut Andre Jacques Garnerin (1769-1823)]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Published October 7th. 1814 by R.S. Kirby 11 London House Yard, St. Pauls"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 36:2. Mons. Garnerin's Wonderful Airial Flight of 8000 feet high from St. George's Parade, North Audley Street; the Parashute [sic] descending after being seperated [sic] from the Balloon. 1803.

  • [print; same image as pri472 Box 1, Item No. 10]
  • Artist(s): Alexander Hogg.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pub. June 1-1803 by Alex. Hogg 16 Paternoster-row."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 37. Chat : Facts, Fun, Fiction, and on Dits, for Fair, Boat, 'Bus, and Cab. Weekly. London. … No. 67. [Entered at Stationers' Hall.] [1848].

  • [eight-page newspaper with an article and illustration of "The aerial steam carriage or flying steam engine."]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Printed and Published for the Proprietors by F.G. Frost, 304 Strand, and Sold by all Booksellers."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 38:1. Fowls of a Feather Flock together.

  • [print]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 38:2. [Vincent Lunardi in his basket ready to ascend] 1785.

  • [illustration from John Kay's Series of Original Portraits, Vol. 1, with pages 80-85 of the accompanying biographical sketch of Lunardi; same image as pri470 Box 3, Item No. 30]
  • Artist(s): John Kay.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Kay Fec.t 1785"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 39:1. Prime Bang up at Hackney or a Peep at the Balloon 12th Aug. [1811].

  • [print, color; caricature; same image as pri475 Box 3, Item No. 30]
  • Artist(s): Wm. Elmes.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "by Thos. Tegg No. 111 Cheap Side"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 39:2. Victoires et Conquêtes des Français. : Entrée triomphale des monumens d'Italie.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Ambroise Tardieu; C. Normand.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Dessinée par Girardes [i.e. Giradet]."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 40. Royal Vauxhall Gardens. … Monday. August 4th. 1845. A grand gala Mr. Green, the celebrated aeronaut, will make a night ascent in his splendid balloon! … 1845.

  • [broadside advertising events]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "S.G. Fairbrother, Printer 31, Bow Street, Covent Gardens."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 41:1. Aerostation. Plate II. : Montgolfier's Ballon. Blanchard's Balloon. Garnerin's Parachute in ascending Garnerin's Parachute in descending Lunardi's Ballon. Charles' & Robert's Balloon.

  • [print, color; six illustrations and one diagram; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 41:2, colored]
  • Artist(s): G. Aikman.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 41:2. Aerostation. Plate II. : Montgolfier's Ballon. Blanchard's Balloon. Garnerin's Parachute in ascending Garnerin's Parachute in descending Lunardi's Ballon. Charles' & Robert's Balloon.

  • [print; six illustrations and one diagram; same image as RB 10015, Item No. 41:2, uncolored]
  • Artist(s): G. Aikman.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 42. M. S. Blancard celebre aeronauta : Nel momento della sua Ascensione, eseguita in presenza di S. Mil. Re delle Due Sicilie, e delle LL. AA. RR. Al Campo di Capodichino, il di 16 Fo. 1812. Dedicato a S. E. it Sigr. Conte Zurlo, Ministro dell' Interno.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): C. Cataneo.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 43. Entrée de Sa Majesté Louis XVIII le Désiré, dans sa bonne Ville de Paris, le Mardi 3 Mai 1814. … ; Entrée de Son Altesse Royale Monsier, Charles Philippe Comte d'Artois, Frère du Roi, Lieutenant Général de France, le 12 Avril 1814. 1814.

  • [print, color; two panels]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "A Paris chez Basset, Md. D'Estampes, rue St. Jacques, No. 64."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 44. The Chinese Pagoda and Bridge, erected over the Canal in St. James's Park, for the Grand Jubilee of the 1st. Of August 1814. 1814.

  • [print, color]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Published Septr. 9, 1814 by James Whittle & Richard Holmes Laurie No. 53 Fleet Street London."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 45. Entrée de S.M. Louis XVIII à Paris. [1814].

  • [print, color; same image as pri470 Box 2, Item No. 22]
  • Artist(s): Courvoisier; Dubois.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 46. Vue du passage du cortège de sa Majesté Louis XVIII, Devant la Statue de Henry IV. le 3 Mai 1814. Jour de son arrivée dans Paris. 1814.

  • [print; "L. Choulette Estampes Objets d'Art"--stamp on item verso; same image as pri475 Box 3, Item No. 28]
  • Artist(s): Basset.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "A Paris chez Basset, Md. D'Estampes, rue St. Jacques. No. 64."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 47. Description of the Grand national jubilee, held in St. James's, Hyde, and the Green Parks, on Monday the 1st of August, 1814. 1814.

  • [broadside with text and seven woodcuts of the temple, the pagoda on fire, the Jubilee balloon, the enemy on fire, boarding an American, the Royal Booth, and the castle; same image as RB 206400]
  • Artist(s): John Fairburn.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London : printed and published by John Fairburn, Jun. Fountain Court, Minories."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 47a. [Thirteen newspaper clippings about various balloon ascents] 1813-1815.

  • [clippings on various balloon ascensions including those of Sadler, Wilkes, and Garnerin, dated 1813-1815]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 48. The Gas Lamplighters Address.

  • [broadside with two columns of verse beginning "O! say from whence can bliss arise, / From whence can solace come?" and eleven woodcut vignettes including top center image titled "View of the Gas Works."]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 49:1. [View of two men in a balloon over the sea with two ships and a man in a submarine]

  • [print; untitled image]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 49:2. Encyclopaedia Britannica. [1815].

  • [illustration of classical astronomers and cartographers with scientific instruments]
  • Artist(s): Le Clere; E. Mitchell.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 50:1. The Natives of Torneä Lapmark, assembled at Enontekis, to witness the launching the first Balloon within the Arctic Circle. 1819.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): E. D. Clarke; R. Pollard.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published Jany. 1. 1819, by T. Cadell & W. Davies. Strand. London"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 50:2. Aeronautics. Plate I. : Lanas Aeronautic Machine Montgolfiers Balloon Blancards Balloon Garnerin Ascending Charles & Roberts' Balloon Garnerin Descending … 1818.

  • [print; six illustrations of balloons, a diagram, and two illustrations of wing forms]
  • Artist(s): Joseph Clement; Ambrose William Warren; J. Davis.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "published as the Act directs April 1818, by Rest Fenner, Paternoster Row."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 51a?. March of Intellect : "Lord how this world improves as we grow older.

  • [print, color; caricature; same image as pri475 Box 3, Items 31 and 35]
  • Artist(s): Paul Pry.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pub. By T. McLean 26 Haymarket London."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 51b?. March of Intellect. 1828.

  • [print, color; caricature with airship bombing ships at sea]
  • Artist(s): Paul Pry.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pub. Jany 23-1828 by G. Humphrey St. James's Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 52. March of Intellect. No. 2.

  • [print, color; caricature; same image as pri475 Box 3, Item No. 36]
  • Artist(s): Paul Pry.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Pub. By Y. Mclean 26 Haymarket wher Political and other caricatures are daily Pub. The largest collection of any house in London."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 53. The Great Balloon, From a Sketch by Robert Hollond Esqre.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Adlard; Hayes.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "F.C. Westley, 162, Piccadilly."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 54. [Watercolor of four men in a balloon overlooking a river and countryside]

  • [original watercolor with illegible artist's signature at lower right "[?] Yasham?"]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 55. The opening of the New London Bridge by their most Gracious majesties William the 4th & Queen Adelaide. [1831].

  • [print, color; with twelve references printed in the margin]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "London Published by R Havell 77, Oxford Stt."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 56. 1st. August 1831. Opening the New London Bridge, The approach of their Majesties in the Royal Pinnace through the line of City Barges & the surrounding multitude of Loyal Subjects. 1831.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): A. Parsey; Engelmann.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London, Published by A. Parsey. 11 Burlington Arcade."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 57:1. Grand spectacle aerostatique donne par Mm. & M. Margat a bonne nouvelle le dimanche 18 7bre. 1831. 1831.

  • [print, color drawing; image of balloons including one with a bare-breasted female driver pulled by two birds; title supplied from handwritten text on image verso]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 57:2. New Hungerford Market, London, On the day of Opening, July 2nd. 1833 - with the Ascent of Mr. Graham in his Balloon. 1833.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): R. W. Billings; I.S. Templeton.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London, Published Aug. 15. 1833, by R.W. Billings (at Mr. Brittons, 17 Burton Street) & sold by J. W. Williams, 10 Charles St. Soho Square"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 58:1. The New London Bridge, As it appeared on Monday August 1st. 1831 at the Ceremony of opening by their Majesties. 1831.

  • [print, color]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Published by Whittaker & Co. in La Belle Assemblee. No. 32(New Series) for Octr. 1831."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 58:2. New London Bridge, opened by King William the 4th. August 1st. 1831. 1831.

  • [print, color]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "London J. Fairburn 11. minories,"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 59:1. L'Aigle, 1er. Navire Aérien, de 135 pds. De longueur sur 45 de hauteur, construit par la societe aéronautique, ascension publique au champ de mars le 15 avril 1834 à 2 heures. 1834.

  • [print]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Litho Delarue rue N.D. des Victoires 16."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 59:2. [French newspaper clipping about the balloon ascension of M. Margat]

  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 59:3. Ascension de Mme. Margat le dimanche 11 7bre 1831. … 1831.

  • [color drawing; image of a balloon with French flags; title supplied from handwritten text]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 60:1. Aeronautic Exhibition, at White Conduit House, Tavern, Pentonville. The Balloon, is now exhibiting … Mr. Graham …

  • [broadside]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "W. Tickner, Pritner, 2, Edward Street, Soho."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 60:2. Under the especial patronage of His Majesty, Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. The balloon race, on Saturday, July 23, having been pronounced the most splendid sight ever witnessed, it will, by general desire, be repeated on Tuesday next, August 2, 1836 … Mr. Green ... 1836.

  • [broadside/handbill advertisement]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Balne, Printer, 38, Gracechurch Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 60:3. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Most positively the last ascent this season, of the Vauxhall Royal Balloon to be conducted by Mr. Green. … On Monday next, 17th October … [1836].

  • [broadside/handbill advertisement]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Balne, Printer, 38, Gracechurch Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 61:1. Under the especial patronage of His Majesty, Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand Fete Champetre by Day … postponed to next Saturday, 23d July … Mr. Green … [1836].

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Balne, Printer, 38, Gracechurch Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 61:2. A rising statesman. 1836.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): A. Ducote.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Published by T. McLean, 26, Haymarket, 10th. Augt. 1836"; "A Ducôte's Lithgr. 70, St. Martins Lane."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 62:1. Under the especial patronage of Her Majesty, Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand Day Fete, Next Monday, August 21, 1837. Ascent of the Royal Vauxhall Nassau Balloon! … 1837.

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Balne, Printer, 38, Gracechurch Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 62:2. M. Tester's Sail Balloon.

  • [periodical illustration]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 62:3. Ascent of the Vauxhall Balloon and Mr. Cocking's Parachute.

  • [periodical illustration]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 62:4. In honor of the Princess Victoria's Birth Day. Mr. Green's First Ascent this Season … Surrey Zoological Gardens, Monday, 23rd, & Tuesday, 24th May, 1836 … 1836.

  • [ticket filled out in manuscript for L. I. Dubuisson]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 63:1. Under the direct patronage of Her Majesty, Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. Grand Day & Evening Fete next Tuesday, July 31, 1838. Thirty-third ascent of the Royal Nassau Balloon conducted by Mr. Green … 1838.

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Balne, Printer, 38, Gracechurch Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 63:2. Ascent of the Vauxhall Balloon and Mr. Cocking's Parachute. 1837.

  • [pages 65-66 and 79-80 of the Mirror, No. 846, July 20, 1837, with same woodcut image as 62:3 and part of article "Mr. Cocking's new parachute."]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 64. To Aeronauts and Amateurs. Particulars of the Nassau Balloon, which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Hoggart, at the auction mart, on Friday, the 17th of July, 1840, at Twelve o'Clock, by order of the assignees of Messrs. Gye and Hughes. … 1840.

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Balne Brothers, Printers, 38, Gracechurch Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 65:1. The Nassau Balloon, as it ascended from Norwich on Thursday September 24th, 1840, with the following Gentlemen,--R. Crawshay, Esq. F. Crawshay, Esq. E. Crawshay, Esq. N. Bacon, Esq. W. Andrews W. Shalders, and Mr. Green.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): W. E. Earl.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "W. E. Earl, Norwich."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 65:2. The Ascent of the Nassau Balloon. [1840].

  • [newspaper clipping]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 65a. [Four newspaper clippings related to C. Green and the Albion Ballon and two pieces of cloth from the Albion's balloon bag] approximately 1840s.

  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 66. By permission of the Patentees, this engraving of the first carriage, the "Ariel," is respectfully inscribed, to the Directors of the Aerial Transit Company. [1843].

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): W. Walton; Day & Haghe.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 67:1. By permission of the Patentees this engraving of the first carriage, the "Ariel." [1843].

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): W. Walton; Day & Haghe.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 67:2. By permission of the Patentees, this engraving of the first carriage, the "Ariel," is respectfully inscribed, to the Directors of the Aerial Transit Company, by their obedient servants, the Publishers. 1843.

  • [print, color]
  • Artist(s): W. Walton; Day & Haghe.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London, Pubd. March 28th. 1843 by Ackermann & Co. Strand."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 68. The Political Play Bill No. 15 : First Voyage of the Aerial Ship Sailing to H---L by Steam.

  • [print; caricature with verse to the "Tune -We are all nodding."]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Printed & Published by Hetherington, 126, Strand, London."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 69. The Political Drama No. 97. The Royal German Sausage; or, the Adelaide Aerial Ship.

  • [print; caricature]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Printed and Published by G. Drake, Houghton-street, ClareMarket."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 70. Les Merveilles de L'Industrie … 1845 … Calendrier Lyonnais Septieme Année … 1845.

  • [printed calendar for 1845 with illustrations including an image of "L'Aigle, de Lyon aux [M.] Rouises" and advertisements]
  • Artist(s): Randon.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Imp. Typ. & Lith. De Vve. Ayné, grande rue Mercière, 44."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 71. A Consultation previous to an Aerial Voyage from London to Weilburg in Nassau on the 7th day of November, 1836. 1843.

  • [group portrait print of W. Prideaux, W.M. James, T. Monck Mason, J. Hollins, Robert Hollond, and Charles Green]
  • Artist(s): J. Hollins; J. H. Robinson.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London, Published for the Proprietor, by Henry Graves & Co. Printsellers to the Queen & H.R.H. Prince Albert 6 Pall mall, Nov. 7, 1843."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 72. Last four nights of the season. Royal Vauxhall Gardens. Lessee-Mr. Robert Wardell, Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. … Monday, Sept. 22nd, 1845, a day & night fete! Ascent of Mr. Green in his Nassau Balloon! … 1845.

  • [broadside]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "S.G. Fairbrother, Printer, 31, Bow Street, Covent Gardens."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 73. Excursions Aériennes : Paris en ballon, vue prise au dessus du quartier Francois 1er. 1846.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Jules Arnout.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publié par Jeannin, Place du Louvre, 20." ; "London, pub. 1st February 1846 by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St." ; "Imp. Par Lemercier, à Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 74. Excursions Aériennes : Paris en ballon, vue prise du Pavillon Marsan (Chateau des Tuileries). 1846.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Jules Arnout.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publié par Jeannin, Place du Louvre, 20." ; "London, pub. 1st February 1846 by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St." ; "Imp. Par Lemercier, à Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 75. Excursions Aériennes : Versailles en Ballon vue prise au dessus du Grand Canal. 1846.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Jules Arnout.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publié par Jeannin, Place du Louvre, 20." ; "London, pub. 1st. February 1846 by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St." ; "Imp. Par Lemercier, à Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 76. Excursions Aériennes : Le Hâvre en Ballon. Vue prise au dessus des nouveaux bassins de la Floride et de l'Eure. [approximately 1840s].

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Jules Arnout.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publié par Jeannin, Place du Louvre, 20." ; "London, pub. by Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St." ; "Imp. Par Lemercier, à Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 77. Excursions Aériennes : Paris et ses fortifications, vue prise en ballon au dessus du Mont Valerien. [approximately 1840s].

  • [print, partial color]
  • Artist(s): Jules Arnout.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris, publié par Jeannin, Place du Louvre, 20." ; "London, pub. by E. Gambart, Junin & Co. 25 Berners St. Oxf. St." ; "Imp. Par Lemercier, à Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 1

Item No. 78. Polichinel Bien Né.

  • [print, color; caricature; paper cut in shield shape]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Fr. Wentzel, Editeur, rue St. Jacques, 65, Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 79. Magot de la Chine.

  • [print, color; caricature; paper cut in shield shape]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Fr. Wentzel, Editeur, rue St. Jacques, 65, Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 80. Jean Raisin.

  • [print, color; caricature; paper cut in shield shape; printer's line cut off but presumably is "Fr. Wentzel, Editeur, rue St. Jacques, 65, Paris."]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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RB 10015 Portfolio Box II (Item No. 81-146)

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Item No. 81. L'astronome surpris.

  • [print, color; caricature; paper cut in shield shape]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Fr. Wentzel, Editeur, rue St. Jacques, 65, Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 82. Nous irons conquérir la lune.

  • [print, color; caricature; paper cut in shield shape]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Fr. Wentzel, Editeur, rue St. Jacques, 65, Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 83. Guignol Aerien.

  • [print, color; caricature; paper cut in shield shape]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Fr. Wentzel, Editeur, rue St. Jacques, 65, Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 84. Mr. Latulipe en goguette.

  • [print, color; caricature; paper cut in shield shape]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Humbert, rue Saint-Jacques 65, à Paris." ; Proprieté de V. Bunel" ; "Strasbourg, typographie de G. Silbermann."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 85. L'ange des enfants.

  • [print, color; caricature; paper cut in shield shape]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Humbert, rue Saint-Jacques 65, à Paris." ; "Strasbourg, typographie de G. Silbermann."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 86. Cremorne Gardens. … On Wednesday, a Juvenile Fete and Night Balloon Ascent by Lieut. Gale … [1850].

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "John K. Chapman and Company, 5, Shoe Lane, and Peterborough Court, Fleet Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 87. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall … To-morrow, Tuesday, July 1st. Immense Attractions and Inimitable Entertainments Balloon Ascents … Mr. H. Bell will make an Ascent, on Monday in a new balloon (its first ascent) of immense magnitude, and constructed for Scientific Purposes; and on Tuesday, in the locomotive aerial machine ...

  • [broadside]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "S.G. Fairbrother, Printer, 311 Bow Street, Covent Garden."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 88. Cremorne Gardens. … Re-engagement of M. & Made. Poitevin. Positively the two last balloon ascents. On Monday, Sept. 20th, Madame Poitevin accompanied by a gentleman of distinction, will make a grand parachute descent! … [1852].

  • [broadside]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "John K. Chapman and Company, 5, Shoe Lane, and Peterborough Court, Fleet Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 89:1. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. … Equestrian Aerostation! The veteran Green will make an ascent on horseback with his Victoria balloon, on Wednesday evening, July 31. … 1828

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 89:2. The London lions. [approximately 1840s].

  • [print, caricature with various flying machines]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 90:1. On Wednesday, August 7th, Mrs. Graham will make a grand night ascent : Cremorne …

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "John K. Chapman and Company, 5, Shoe Lane, and Peterborough Court, Fleet Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 90:2. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. …. The veteran Green to make a night balloon ascent with a magnificent discharge of fireworks by Darby, from the car, on the opening night, Monday next, August 26th, also with Mr. Bell …

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "J. W. Peel's Steam Machine, 74, New Cut, Lambeth."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 90:3. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall New era in aerostation! Monday next, 22nd July. … Mr. H. Bell, the inventory of the patent locomotive balloon! … [1850].

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 91:1. Ascent of Mr. Hamptons 'Erin-Go-Bragh" Balloon, at Batty's Royal Hippodrome, Kensington.--(see next page.)

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 91:2. The Great Montgolfier; or, fire balloon.

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 91:3. Mr. Green's signal balloon, dispatches, and parachute, for the Arctic expedition. [1850].

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration with descriptive text]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 92:1. Bell's aerial machine. [1850].

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 92:2. Ascent of M. Poitevin, on horseback, in a balloon, from the Champ-de-Mars, Paris. [1850].

  • [newspaper/periodical clipping with illustration and article titled "Extraordinary balloon ascent."]\
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 92:3. Warfare in the 20th century.

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 92:4. Feuilleton de la press du 4 Juillet 1850 : Locomotion Aérienne. Système de M. Petin. 1850.

  • [two-page newspaper clipping authored by Thèophile Gautier with illustration]
  • Artist(s): Ch. Gilbert
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 93. Cremorne … on Monday, July 30th, 1849, Lieut. Gale, R.N. will make a grand night ascent in the "Royal Cremorne" Balloon, … 1849.

  • [broadside]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "J. W. Last, Mammoth Steam Press, 59, West-street, Smithfield."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 94. Cremorne … on Monday, August 13th, 1849, Lieut. Gale, R.N., will make a grand night ascent in the "Royal Cremorne" Balloon, … 1849.

  • [broadside]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "J. W. Last, Mammoth Steam Press, 59, West-street, Smithfield."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 95. M: Garnerin. Drawn and engraved by Edward Hawke Locker from a sketch made on their Aerial Voyage, July 5, 1802. 1802.

  • [print; portrait of French aeronaut Andre Jacques Garnerin (1770-1825); same image as pri470 Box 4, Item No. 52]
  • Artist(s): Edward Hawke Locker.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 96:1. Parachûtes en Baudruche … [approximately 1851].

  • [clipping or page of book with illustration and text in French and English]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Paris, Lith. Burousse, Cour du Commerce, 11 & 12."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 96:2. La Science en famille. Un voyage en ballon (1). (Résponse a l'énigme de Juillet). 1851.

  • [pages 329-336 of the periodical Musée des Familles, August 1851 issue with article and illustrations]
  • Artist(s): A de Bar.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 97. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. … A splendid gala, and balloon ascent on Monday, Aug. 18th, for the benefit of Mrs. Graham. 1851.

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "G. Stapleton, Printer, 93, Waterloo Road."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 98. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. … Monday, June 28th, 1852, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday. … the veteran Green for ten farewell ascents, which will take place during the season ... 1852.

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "G. Stapleton, Printer, 93, Waterloo Road."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 99. L'histoire des ballons mise en tableaux. [1852].

  • [print, color, with twelve images of balloons; "C"--text, top right margin.]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Chez l'Éditeur, 13, rue Saint-Denis, à Belleville." ; "Paris, - Imprimerie Centrale de Napoléon Chaix et Cie, Rue Bergère, 20."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 100. La Ballomanie a Diverses Époques. [1852].

  • [print, color, with nine images of balloons; "H"--text, top right margin.]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Propriété l'Éditeur, 13, rue Saint-Denis, à Belleville. -- (Déposé.)" ; "Paris, - Napoléon Chaix et Cie, Rue Bergère, 20."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 101:1. The Arctic Expedition - How to reach the pole: A suggestive sketch.

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 101:2. The "Aerion" - another suggestion for a flying machine.

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration]
  • Artist(s): F.C.K.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 102. Cremorne. Madame Poitevin's descents in a parachute, on Monday, Sept. 6, and Thursday, Sept. 9. From the "Observer," Sept. 5, 1852. : Ponies and Parachutes! … 1852.

  • [broadside/handbill with text of newspaper article]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 103. Système D'Helle.

  • [print]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Lith Marie et Cie. R. Salle au Comte 17."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 104. Henrie Beudet : L'Étoile Polaire.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): FR.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Imp. Boehm & fils, Cette."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 105:1. Gare Des Ballons Arènes Aérostatiques et de Colombophile Boulevard Delessert, Paris : Première Exposition Nationale de Pigeons-Voyageurs Militaires Tenne du 3 au 15 Mai …

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Paris.--Imp. E. Bernard & Cie, 71, rue La Condamine.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 105:2. Chimie inorganique. ; Physique des corps pondérables.

  • [two panels each with center illustration]
  • Artist(s): C. Girardet.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Lith de Mantoux"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 105:3. Histoire universelle. Première Partie. ; Physique des corps impondérables.

  • [two panels each with center illustration]
  • Artist(s): C. Girardet; Albvier.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Lith de Mantoux"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 106:1. Aérotère : 1852. 1852.

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): Raze.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Paris. Imp. Proust r. Jacob 11."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 106:2. Balloon fitted with Mr. Graham's Steering Apparatus. [1852].

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 106:3. Ballon Captif … Magnifique Panorama de la ville de Barcelone, et de ses environs vu de la nacelle du Gran Ballon Captif a Vapeur, de l'Exposition … MM. Gabriel Yon et Louis Godard … Eugéne Taupin et Eugène Godard fils. …

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 106:4. Prix 75 Centimes.

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration; title from banner text in image]
  • Artist(s): Cham; H. Breval.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 106:5. Apparatus for Steering Balloons.

  • [newspaper clipping with diagram that begins, "Mr. Graham, the well-known aëronaut, has lately invented a Steering Apparatus …"]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 107. Descent of Mr. Green's Balloon, on Pirbright Common, Near Guilford. 1852.

  • [newspaper article titled "'In the Clouds;' or, some account of a balloon trip with Mr. Green. By Henry Mayhew" with central illustration]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "London: Printed and Published at the Office, 198, Strand, in the Parish of St. Clement Dunes, in the County of Middlesex, by William Little, 198 Strand, aforesaid.-Saturday, September 18, 1852."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 108. Scientific balloon ascent from Vauxhall Gardens.--From a daguerreotype by Mayall.

  • [newspaper article titled "Scientific Balloon Ascent." with illustration depicting Mr. Nicklin, Mr. Welsh, Mr. Adie, and Mr. Green sitting in a balloon"]
  • Artist(s): Smyth.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London: Printed and Published at the Office, 198, Strand, in the Parish of St. Clement Dunes, in the County of Middlesex, by William Little, 198 Strand, aforesaid.-Saturday, September 4, 1852."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 109. Programme de la Fête Nationale du 15 Août 1854. (Saint-Napoléon.) 1854.

  • [broadside with central image and text]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Le Programme détaillé des Fêtes, Spectacles et Divertissements qui auront lieu le 15 Août, paraît incessamment chez Boucquin, rue de la Ste-Chapelle, 5."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 110. Départ du Marquis de Le Guillois.

  • [print with caricature portrait of A. Bonnard and text in top margin: "Le Hanneton. Prix, 20c."
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Lith. Destouches, 28, r. Paradis Pre."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 111:1. Cremorne … On Monday, Sept. 6th, and Thursday, Sept. 9th … Balloon ascent and parachute descent by Madame & Mons. Poitevin.

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "John K. Chapman and Company, 5, Shoe Lane, and Peterborough Court, Fleet Street."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 111:2. Cremorne Another Startling Novelty Monday, Aug. 7th, 1865, when that extraordinary invention the aerial vessel or sailing balloon! "L'Esperance" invented and constructed by M. Delamarne … 1865.

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Arliss & Co., Printers, 15, Great Queen Street.-W.C."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 112. Le Navire Aérien. 1869.

  • [four-page "1re année, No. 18," issue of the musical periodical La Chanson Illustrée with a cover illustration of skeletons in a flying ship and song lyrics on subsequent pages]
  • Artist(s): H. Adol; Marchandeau.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 112a. [Four scraps of fabric from balloons] 1867-[1871].

  • [scraps of fabric with handwritten labels in French]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 112b. [Five scraps of fabric from balloons] 1869-1873.

  • [scraps of fabric with handwritten labels in French]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 113. Emblêmes Patriotiques : Le Ballon. [approximately 1870].

  • [print with references below image]
  • Artist(s): J. Bocquin.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Sáillant Editeur 5 et 10 Rue du Croissant." ; Imp. Lemercier et Cie. Paris." ; "Emile Cogny Invr. Bté."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
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Item No. 114. La France Colombophile Limoges

  • [print]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Imp. H. Ducros. Limoges."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 115. 1871. Almanach Charivarique 1871. 1871.

  • [pencil, ink, and watercolor hand-illustrated calendar with "Vente Hadol" stamp, bottom right corner]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 116. Torino. [1871].

  • [print with handwritten note "Jules Duruof en 1871."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 117. M. Dupuy de Lôme's new navigating balloon - the ascent at Fort Vincennes. [approximately 1872?].

  • [newspaper/periodical illustration]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 118:1. Mr. Simmons' Balloon, "The Czar," Ascended from Cremorne Gardens, June 29, 1874.This balloon was sewn on the "Original Elias Howe" Machine … [1874].

  • [broadside/advertisement]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 118:2. Récit Complétement Inédit du Naufrage & Sauvetage de M. & Mme Duruof Le 1er Septembre 1874, en pleine mer du Nord. [1870s?].

  • [four-page article with illustration]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Reims, A. Loiseau, imp. de l'Indépendent rémois."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 119. From a sketch taken in the Upper St. in 1865, 1878. 1878.

  • [print of street with storefronts including "Miles's Library & Newspaper Office" and a balloon in the sky]
  • Artist(s): W. R. Woods.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 120. Tableau D'Aviation : représentant tout ce qui a été fait de remarquable sur la navigation aérienne sans ballons … par E. Dieuaide … [1880].

  • [print with images of 53 flying machines]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Paris. -Imprimerie Coulbeuf, passage du Caire, 95-97."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 121. Biscuits Dessert Parisien Pain D'Épices : Guillout.

  • [print, color advertisement]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Lith. H. Laas, Paris Déposée."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 122. L'Homme A La Chance : Scène Comique.

  • [sheet music with cover illustration; words by Charles Blondelet and music by A. N. Séguin]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Lith. Moucelot, R.C. Des Pts. Champs 27." ; "Paris. - Imp. Beaulé, rue Jacques de Brusse 10.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 123. La Direction des Ballons : Chansonnette Créée au Concert Parisien par Mme. Demay.

  • [sheet music with cover illustration; words by Louis Lapie and music by Louis Birec]
  • Artist(s): D. Capitan.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Imp Joly Rue du Renard 7."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 124. La Mariée en Ballon : Chansonnette Créée par Mme. Anna Thibaud à l'Alcazar d'Été.

  • [sheet music with cover illustration; words by Gil and music by Fréd Wachs]
  • Artist(s): Cléo.
  • Printer /Publisher text: Imp Joly Rue du Renard 7.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 125. Le Voyage Aérien de Madame Pincebee : Scène Comique : Chanté par Chaudesaigues.

  • [sheet music with cover illustration; words by C. H. Delange and music by J. Nargeot]
  • Artist(s): [Bouehox?]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Impie. Cayrol et Cie. Rue St. Honoré, 122." ; "Imp. Kaeppelin Quai Voltaire [?]."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 126. Union des Pilotes Aérien : Societé Française 75, Boulevard Magenta Paris.

  • [print]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 127. The Parachute Polka : Composed for the pianoforte, by Felix Burns.

  • [sheet music cover with illustration]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Copyright. London: Charles Sheard & Co. Music Publishers & Printers, 192, High Holborn, W.C."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 128. "Things not generally known" written by Harry Nicholls, music by Oscar Barrett sung by Herbert Campbell, and Harry Nicholls in the pantomime of "Sindbad" at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London.

  • [sheet music cover with color illustration; for sheet music see Item No. 129]
  • Artist(s): Wm. Spalding, lith.
  • Printer /Publisher text: Willcocks & Co., 63, Berners Street, Oxford Street W."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 129. "Things not generally known."

  • [sheet music; for cover see Item No. 128]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 130. Le Figaro et l'Union aéronautique de France vous prient de leur faire l'honneur d'assister au lancement et au départ du nouvel aérostat «Le Fiagaro» … L'aérostat sera dirigé par MM. P. Jovis et Mallet.

  • [print]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 131. Eugene Godard.

  • [print; title based on name on balloon]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 132. Kermesse et vente de charité Samedi gras à Nice.

  • [four page print]
  • Artist(s): Bartally.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 133. La Montgolfiere : Journal du Centenaire. [1883].

  • [four pages of newspaper with front-page article about Joseph Montgolfier and Etienne Montgolfier with their portraits and illustrations]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 134. La Sirène. [1884].

  • [print with handwritten note "[?] a Aubusson le 13 Juileet 1884 [?]"]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Lith. E. Payen, à Senlis (Oise)."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 135. Le Neptune. J. Duruof.

  • [print]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Imp Joly Rue du Renard 7."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 136:1. Portrait de Mr. Gaston Tissandier. [1887].

  • [print]
  • Artist(s): M. Leloir.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Imp . Chardon & Sormani" ; "Salon des Aquarellistes" ; "H. Launette & Cie. Editeurs."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 136:2. École Aérostatique de France : 103 ème Anniversaire de la Découverte des Aérostats Bal Donné le 6 Juin 1885. … 1885.

  • [blank invitation]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Imp. Guiraud, R. Du Temple, 108, Paris."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 136:3. F. L'Hoste : Aéronaute le premier ayant traversé en ballon la mer du nord & la manche de France en Angleterre.

  • [photographic portrait of L'Hoste" with address "33, rue des Noyers. Paris"--text, bottom right]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 136:4. Sport Aéronautique 10 & 12, Avenue de l'Alma … Nous avons l'honneur de vous inviter à assister à la Fête Aérostatique … H. Lachambre F. Lhoste Aéronautes." 1885.

  • [invitation filled in with the date 8 Mars 1885]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 136:5. Les Fêtes Du Mans. - Les Régates sur le bassin de Coulaines. 1885.

  • [four-panel print]
  • Artist(s): Louis Tinayre.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 137. [Balloon with four men and two women in basket]

  • [untitled print]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 138. [Balloon with three men in basket and three French banner flags]

  • [untitled print, color]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 139a. Grande pallone Frenato a Vapore Louis Godard

  • [two-leaf program with portrait of Louis Godard on the front page and illustration captioned "Ballon Captif Godard" on last page]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Roma - Tipografia I. Artero, piazza Montecitorio, 124"
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 139b. Ascension pour Fêtes Publiques … Constructions aérostatiques pour tous renseignements, écrire a M. Le Capitaine Julhès 52, rue de Malte, 52 Paris." [approximately 1890].

  • [folded broadside/handbill with portrait of Julhès]
  • Artist(s): E. Boulenaz.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 140. Science - Patrie Société Les Aérostiers de la Seine Siège Social 5, Cité Fénélon … ; Programme du concert offert le 25 Mai 1892, au Café du Globe … 1892

  • [blank invitation and concert program]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 141. Tourisme Aérien Exposition Universelle de 1900 : Courses de Ballons du 17 Juin au 30 Septembre M. Georges Juchmès, Aéronaute … 1900

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Imprimerie Paris et Cie, 72, Rue Rochechouart."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 142:1. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall … Balloon Night Ascent! … Friday, June 22nd, In addition to the present profuse Entertainments, a grand night ascent of Mr. Green …

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Ad. Printer] [Lambeth."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 142:2. Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. … Friday July 5th … for the benefit of the veteran Green who, in consequence of a serious loss occasioned by the disaster which occurred to the Nassau Balloon on his 436th ascent from these Gardens …

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "S.G. Fairbrother, Printer, 31 Bow-street, Covent Garden."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 142:3. Balloons! Balloons! Monday, August 25th, 1845, at Six o'Clock, Mr. Green will ascend in the Great Nassau Balloon from Cremorne Gardens … 1845

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 143:1. Satyrisches Bld. : Ein Wettreiten im Jahre 1947!

  • [print, color, "No. 75"--text, top right margin]
  • Artist(s): Cajetan ; And. Geiger.
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 143:2. [Military leader holding whip and rope with person falling from balloon in far background]

  • [untitled print]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 144. [View of Paris with Chemin de fer de ceinture in foreground and a hot air balloon flying in the distance]

  • [untitled print]
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 145. Partenza di pulcinella per la luna.

  • [print with inset image titled "Ultime scoperte fatte nella luna"]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Lit. Fergola largo S. Giovanni Maggiore No. 30 Napoli."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 146a. Solution complète de la Navigation aérienne …

  • [broadside/handbill]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Paris. - Imp. L. Hugonis et Cie, 6 rue Martel."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 10015 Box 2

Item No. 146b. The only sketch of the ascent of the Vauxhall Balloon with Mr. Cockings' parachute.

  • [print, color; same image as pri472 Box 1, Item no. 7]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "London. Published by W. Spooner, 377 Strand."
  • From Anderson Galleries catalog no. 1404, item 69.
RB 72759

Flying and no failure!, or, Aerial transit accomplished more than a century ago. Being a minute descriptive account of "A most surprising engine" invented, constructed, and used ... by Jacob, the son of Mr. John Daniel, of Royston ... reprinted verbatim from ... "Narrative of the Live and astonishing adventures of John Daniel ..." by the Rev. Ralph Morris. London, 1751 ... with an appendix. 1848.

Item notes

  • [prospectus, two leaves]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Totham : printed by Charles Clark (an Amateur) at his Private Press. 1848."
RB 72760

Amateur Ballooning at Colchester, in 1784. [1844].

Item notes

  • [broadside]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Totham : Printed at Charles Clark's Private Press."
RB 72761

The Balloon and its finder to Mr. C. Clark : Printed verbatim … [1845].

Item notes

  • [broadside]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Great Totham : printed at Charles Clark's Private Press."
RB 72762

The Balloon to its finder. ... [184-].

Item notes

  • [broadside signed "Great Totham, Essex. Pe-Gas-Us."]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Great Totham Hall : Printed at Charles Ckar's Private Press."
RB 182143

Francesco Arban di Lione areonauta espertissimo esegui il suo dodicesimo volo in Roma il di 14 Aprile dell' anno 1846 alle ore 4. 7/60. Elevandosi col suo globo all' altezza di 4,000 metri alla direzione di nord-est percorrendo una distanza di circa 50 miglia discese presso la citta di Rieti nel luogo detto Acqua Martina v-impiego un ora e 25 minuti. La deputazione degli spettacoli per soccorso degl' orfani grata all' insigne areonauta per la generosa e pratuita ascenzione eseguita. [1846].

Item notes

  • [map; Rome, 1846]
  • Artist(s): Spinetti; Santaretti.
RB 206395

Carta aereo-grafica da servire per a nuova ascenzione aerostatica da eseguirsi dal sigr. Francesco Arban nel mese di luglio 1845. in Milano 1845.

Item notes

  • [map; "Scala di miglia 60. italiani al grado." Engraved by G. Cattaneo after Valmagini Duplicate of map in: Vissian, Massimino. Cenni sulla navigazione aerea ... Milano, 1845]
  • Artist(s): Francesco de Valmagini; G. Cattaneo.
RB 206396

Dieser grosse luft-ballon, mit welchem dermalen allhier sich befindender herr Blanchard die gefahrliche luftreise von Engelland nach Frankreich in gesellschaft herrn doktor Jeffries ... [179-?].

  • [broadside; a large woodcut of the Blanchard balloon and 8 lines of text in German below]
RB 206397

Navigation aérienne (Etude pratiquel) : Encyclopedie Bouasse-Lebel No. 172. [after 1872].

Item notes

  • [broadside with colored engraving showing 40 different types of balloons, with descriptive text below and list of balloons that left Paris during the siege 1870-1, text signed "W. de Fonvielle"]
  • Artist(s): W. de Fonvielle.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "Bouasse-Lebel. Imp. Edit. 28 et 29. rue St. Sulpice Paris."
RB 206398

Fête aux Champs Élisées le 14 juillet an 9 ... Grand programme de la Fête qui aura lieu le 14 juillet, ou 25 messidor an 9 : détail des objets curieux et exercices qui seront exécutés: beau discours prononcé en l'honneur de la Fête, et chansons chantées sur la gloire des axmées françaises. [1801].

Item notes

  • [print; broadside; engraving of events of program, with text printed below]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "A Paris, chez Dannecun, rue de la Harpe, a la Tete noire, no. 149."
RB 206399

15 aout 1852 … Programme de la Grande fête nationale a l'occasion de la Saint-Napoléon. [1852].

Item notes

  • [broadside]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "A Paris, a la Librairie Nouvelle, 15, Boulevard des Italiens. - A Lyon, chez Ballay aine et Marius Conchon." ; "Paris. - Imprimerie Simon Racon et Cie [?]"
RB 206400

Description of the Grand national jubilee, held in St. James's, Hyde, and the Green Parks, on Monday the 1st of August, 1814. 1814.

Item notes

  • [broadside with text and seven woodcuts]
  • Artist(s): John Fairburn.
  • Printer /Publisher text: "London : printed and published by John Fairburn, Jun. Fountain Court, Minories."
RB 206401

Tableau d'aviation représentant tout ce qui a ét ́fait de remarquable sur la navigation aérienne sans ballons d'après les documents extraits de la collection de M. le Dr. Hureau de Villeneuve / pat E. Dieuaide, auteur du Tableau des mouvements de mécanique, pour faciliter les études. [1880].

Item notes

  • [broadside; Paris : Imp. Coulbeuf; large engraving showing the most important (fifty-three) types of flying machines, beginning with Leonardo da Vinci (A.D. 1500) and ending with Edison in 1880]
  • Artist(s): E. Dieuaide.
RB 206402

... Aeronautic association for promoting geographical surveys of some of the remaining undiscovered tracts of the globe, in an aeronautic machine or balloon of larger dimensions than any yet constructed : The first attempt to be directed to the unexplored regions of Africa. ... [approximately 1835].

  • [broadside; at head of title: "Prospectus, with full details, to be had at the Office, 112, Fleet street." A large engraving of a balloon with printed particulars surrounding it; Office of the (Aeronautic) Association]
RB 206403

Résumé historique de l'aérostation. [1851?].

  • [broadside; color engraving of more than 80 views of all kinds of flying machines and balloons from 1638 to 1851, with 6 columns of text "Expériences de locomotion sérienne" below engraving]
RB 240367

Some tradecards from the Landauer aeronautical collection. 1940.

Item notes

  • [typewritten text, with photostat facsimiles of trade cards held in the Bella C. Landauer Aeronautical Collection]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Copyright--1940, Bella C. Landauer (No Copies for Sale)"
RB Uncat.

Fete de Saint-Ouen : Dimanche 20 Aout 1882 au Pont de Saint-Oien, sur L'Ile. Derriere Les Courses … Ascension Scientifique du Ballon Le Progres Monte par Mlle Louise X … ou par un membre de L'Academie D'Aerostation Meteorologique. … 1882].

Item notes

  • [poster]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "3590 Paris. - Imprimerie Morris Pere et Files, rue [?]"
RB Uncat.

Jardin Des Tuilleries : Dimanche 2 Mai 1886 Inauguration de la Dynamiteuse des Airs Ballon Militaire … gonfle, monte et conduit par Eugene Goddard avec le concours de l'Aeronaute Pierre Crommelin, son eleve. 1886.

Item notes

  • [poster]
  • Printer/Publisher text: "Paris. - Imprimerie Morris Pere et Fils, rue Amelot, 64."