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    • 1785

    Copperplate engraving illustrates the chemical apparatus and balloons used for hydrogen generation. In figure four, a hot air balloon and basket support a passenger.

    This volume by Tiberius Cavallo is considered one of…

    • 1785

    Copperplate engraving illustrates the chemical apparatus and balloons used for hydrogen generation.

    This volume by Tiberius Cavallo is considered one of the earliest and best works on aerostation published in…

    • 1785

    This volume by Tiberius Cavallo is considered one of the earliest and best works on aerostation published in eighteenth century England. Cavallo's pioneering studies in aeronautics outlined within this work include how…

    • The completed Louvre and New Rue de Rivoli
    • circa 1826 – 1865

    "Le Louvre Achevé et la Nouvelle Rue de Rivoli," which translates to "The completed Louvre and New Rue de Rivoli," depicts an aerial view of Paris, seen from a hot air balloon. Philippe Benoist (French, Geneva 1813–ca.…

    • Fontainebleau in Balloon, View Taken Above the Great Cavalry Quarter
    • circa 1846

    Jules Arnout (1814-1868) was a French lithographer who executed landscape views of cities in France, England, Italy, and Switzerland, many of which were based on his own sketches and drawings. This print shows a view of…

    • circa 1858 – 1880

    This bird's-eye aerial view of Paris by engraver Marie-Hilaire Guesnu (1802-1880) shows the Bois de Boulogne, a large park located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, on the western edge of the city. The park was…

    • Paris and its Fortifications, View Taken in Balloon Above Mount Valerien
    • circa 1846

    Jules Arnout (1814-1868) was a French lithographer who executed landscape views of cities in France, England, Italy, and Switzerland, many of which were based on his own sketches and drawings. This print shows Paris and…

    • 1900 – 1950

    This 20th-century color lithograph reproduction of an early-19th-century engraving shows a pink and white striped balloon rising above a pastoral landscape. In the balloon basket are two small figures. The campus of…

    • 1785

    Fig. 1: Practical experiment to show the principle behind a rarified (hot) air balloon. A paper cone is suspended from a balance, counterweighted with a small number of grains. A candle held beneath the paper cone will…

    • 1785

    Fig. 1: The set up for filling a balloon with rarified air (i.e., hot air). A scaffold (ABCD) is pierced by the exhaust pipe (EF) of a stove at ground level. When the balloon is ready to be filled, the top of the…

    • 1785

    The book, divided into two parts, details the history of aerostatics followed by its practice. The first part aims to record the most useful particulars of recent experiments in balloon flight. The second aims to convey…