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    • Dynamit-Aktien Gesellschaft twenty billion/one hundred thousand Mark voucher
    • 1923-Oct-23

    This Zwanzig Milliarden/Hunderttausend Mark Gutschein, or twenty billion/one hundred thousand Mark voucher, was issued by Dynamit-Aktien Gesellschaft. Zwanzig Milliarden was printed over the original Hunderttausend Mark…

    • Deutsche Solvay-Werke Actien-Gesellschaft five hundred Mark voucher
    • 1922-Oct-19

    This Fünfhundert Mark Gutschein, or five hundred Mark voucher, was issued by Deutsche Solvay-Werke Actien-Gesellschaft. Styled after a banknote, this company scrip includes the company seal and a Bezahlt, or paid,…

    • Chemische Fabrik Griesheim-Elektron one hundred Mark voucher
    • 1922-Sep-30

    This Hundert Mark Gutschein, or one hundred Mark voucher, was issued by Chemische Fabrik Griesheim-Elektron. Styled after a banknote, the backside of this company scrip includes the terms of the scrip. Paper features a…

    • 1921

    Exhibition program for "The Chemical Exhibit" installed at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. circa 1921. The central feature of the exhibit is a topographical model showing coal tar and other chemical…

    • before 1921-May-17

    Invitation to the American mineralogist, George F. Kunz, to attend a meeting and reception in honor of Madame Marie Sklodowska Curie at the American Museum of Natural History on May 17, 1921. Kunz was a speaker at this…

    • Pasteur Monument
    • circa 1920

    Postcard depicts a statue of Louis Pasteur in Paris, France.

    • Pasteur Institute - Library
    • circa 1920

    Postcard depicts three men working in the library of the Pasteur Institute.

    • Pasteur Institute - Classroom
    • circa 1920

    Postcard depicts three men and one woman working in a laboratory at the Pasteur Institute.

    • Aktiengesellschaft für Anilinfabrikation twenty Mark voucher
    • 1919-Jan-02

    In the amount of twenty Mark, this Gutschein, or voucher, was issued by Aktiengesellschaft für Anilinfabrikation for their manufacturing facility in Berlin-Treptow. This particular company scrip is styled after a…

    • Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik 2 Pfennig voucher
    • circa 1918

    This two Pfennig Gutschein, or voucher, was issued by Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik. Styled after a banknote, the backside of this company scrip includes the terms of the scrip. During World War One, paper money was…

    • Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik 1 Pfennig voucher
    • circa 1918

    This one Pfennig Gutschein, or voucher, was issued by Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik. Styled after a banknote, the backside of this company scrip includes the terms of the scrip. During World War One, paper money was…

    • 1915

    Blank and unregistered stock certificate for the Dow Chemical Company (#000000). "Capital" stock is printed on the certificate, but "Common" has been handwritten to replace all mentions of "Capital."

    • 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…

    • The Pharmacist
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a pharmacist posed before various pharmaceutical bottles. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in a scrapbook entitled Album Gravures et…

    • 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 Astronomer
    • 1909

    Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of an astronomer posed with a telescope. An anthropomorphic rendering of a moon is visible in the background. This postcard is part of a set originally collected in…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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…