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    • L’aérostat “Le Géant” de Nadar
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1863 (Date attributed to balloon flight)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the hot air balloon "“Le Géant” ("The Giant") flown by French photographer and journalist Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (1820-1910). A proponent of manned flight,…

    • Flying boat
    • 1670 (Date attributed to boat design)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a flying boat. The illustration is based on the design proposed by Italian mathematician, naturalist, and aeronautics pioneer Francesco Lana de Terzi (1631-1687)…

    • Dirigeable du Blanchard
    • 1784 (Date attributed to balloon flight)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a flying airship with oars. The illustration depicts a type of airship with oar-like propulsion mechanisms designed and flown by French balloonist Jean-Pierre…

    • Spherical ball
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the hot air balloon in the style of a sphere with a passenger basket underneath. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in a scrapbook entitled Album…

    • Departure of Léon Gambetta and Eugène Spuller aboard the Armand-Barbès
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1870-Oct-07 (Date attributed to balloon flight)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of French politicians Léon Gambetta (1838-1882) and Eugène Spuller (1835-1896) fleeing Paris via hot air balloon during the Franco-Prussian War. This postcard is…

    • Guyot's balloon
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1784 (Date attributed to balloon design)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a hot air balloon in the style of an airship with a sail and oars for steering. The design of the balloon is credited to "Guyot," likely referring to the author…

    • The Pax Airship of Augusto Sévéro, which caused his death
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1902-May-12 (Date attributed to balloon flight)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the semi-rigid airship "Pax" flown by Brazilian aeronaut Augusto Sévéro (1864-1902) and French mechanic Georges Saché over Paris on May 12, 1902. Propelled by an…

    • Dupuy de Lôme Airship with human engine
    • 1872-Feb-02
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the Dupuy de Lôme airship designed by French naval architect Henri Dupuy de Lôme (1816-1885). One of the first navigable balloons, the Dupuy de Lôme was powered…

    • Lebaudy Airship
    • 1904 (Date attributed to airship design)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a semi-rigid airship designed by French brothers Paul and Pierre Lebaudy with the assistance of engineer Henri Julliot for military use. This postcard is part of…

    • La France. Airship of [Charles] Renard and [Arthur Constantin] Krebs
    • 1884-Sep-08 (Date attributed to balloon flight)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the La France French army non-rigid airship launched by French military engineer Charles Renard (1847–1905) and Arthur Constantin Krebs (1847 or 1850-1935) on…

    • [Pierre] Jullien's Airship
    • 1850-Nov-06 (Date attributed to balloon design)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a navigable balloon designed by French aeronaut Pierre Jullien featuring a clockwork motor and a rudder, elevator, and gondola mounted under the front part of the…

    • [Ferdinand] Lagleize Fish Balloon
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1850 (Date attributed to balloon design)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a navigable balloon designed by aeronaut Ferdinand Lagleize in the style of a fish. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in a scrapbook entitled Al…

    • Dirigeable de Guyton de Morveau et de Vitry
    • 1784 (Date attributed to balloon flight)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a flying airship with assorted propulsion mechanisms and a French flag. The illustration depicts a type of airship flown by French chemist and politician…

    • Première Montgolfière, sans passagers
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1783-Jun-04 (Date attributed to balloon flight)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a globe-shaped flying balloon. The illustration depicts the first successful public hot air balloon demonstration on June 4, 1783 by French brothers Joseph-Michel…

    • First hydrogen gas balloon
    • 1783-Dec-01 (Date attributed to balloon flight)
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a flying air balloon with a French flag. The illustration depicts the first flight of a gas air balloon on December 1, 1783 by French brothers Anne-Jean Robert…