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    • 1947

    Informational pamphlet about margarine published and distributed by the Kraft Foods Company Customer Service Department. The pamphlet details the ingredients and process for making Kraft Parkay, with an emphasis on…

    • 1961

    Color print advertisement for International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). Image depicts a rose on the left, a blue eye on the right, and a multi-colored chemical model in the center of the page. The accompanying…

    • RCA Electronics in Action
    • 1943

    Print advertisement for an electron microscope and other electronics manufactured and sold by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) for various scientific and industrial applications. The advertisement features an…

    • Electron microscope, perfected at RCA Laboratories, reveals hitherto hidden facts about the structure of bacteria
    • 1948

    Black and white print advertisement for an electron microscope manufactured and sold by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) for various scientific and industrial applications. The advertisement features a…

    • 1965-Feb-18 (Date of issue)

    Mexican postage stamp commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Spanish-Mexican scientist, engineer, and naturalist Andrés Manuel del Río (1764-1849) best known for his discovery of compounds of vanadium in…

    • Blériot Monoplane
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a monoplane designed and flown by French aviator, inventor, and engineer Louis Blériot (1872-1936). In 1909, Blériot became world-famous for making the first…

    • Antoinette Monoplane
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a monoplane manufactured by Antoinette, a French manufacturer of light petrol engines, and flown by French aviation pioneer Arthur Charles Hubert Latham…

    • Farman Biplane
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a biplane manufactured by Farman Aviation Works, a French aircraft company founded and run by brothers Richard, Henri, and Maurice Farman. This postcard is part…

    • Zeppelin Airship (Germany)
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a German Zeppelin rigid-style military airship. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in a scrapbook entitled Album Gravures et Cartes-Postales:…

    • R. Esnault-Pelterie Monoplane
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a monoplane designed and flown by French aircraft designer and spaceflight theorist Robert Esnault-Pelterie (1881-1957). This postcard is part of a set originally…

    • 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…

    • Italian Military Airship
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1908 (Date attributed to airship design)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of an Italian military airship. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in a scrapbook entitled Album Gravures et Cartes-Postales: Vieux Paris Types…

    • The Baldwin Airship
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1908 (Date attributed to balloon flight)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the Signal Corps Dirigible No. 1 designed by pioneer balloonist and U.S. Army major Thomas Scott Baldwin (1854-1923) for the United States Army. First flown on…

    • Parachute of André-Jacques Garnerin
    • 1909 (Date attributed to postcard)
    • 1797-Oct-22 (Date attributed to parachute demonstration)

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the descent of French balloonist André-Jacques Garnerin (1769-1823) in a frameless parachute of his own design. The Official Aeronaut of France, Garnerin staged…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • The Airship Nulli Secundus
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of the British airship Nulli Secundus (Latin for "Second to none"). First flown on September 10, 1907, the Nulli Secundus was Britain's first powered military…

    • 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,…

    • 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…