Fine art print of a early hot air ballooning. Titled “La Minerve” Vaisseau Aerien destinemaux Decouvertes, 1803.The early success with balloon flight inspired designers to push the limits. One of the largest was proposed by a physicist named Robertson in 1804 and called The Minerva, “an aerial vesse..
Fine art print of a early hot air ballooning. Titled "Ascension du Sieur a la Citadelle de Strasbourg, 1784." Shows obe of the first hot air balloons, flying above Strasbourg for the first time in 1784..
Fine art print of a early hot air ballooning. Titled "Premier Voyage Aerien, 1783." Shows a landmark in human history - the first ever voyage into the air ! In France in 1783 the Montgolfier brothers flew a hot air balloon for the first time in history...
Fine art print of a early hot air ballooning. Titled "Ascension de Margat sur son Cerf Aeronaute Coco, 1817." Shows an extraordinary hot air balloon carrying a man riding a stag! Perhaps an early publicity campaign to demonstrate flight safety?..
Fine art print inspired by an engraving from 1802 by George KearsleyFeatures hot air balloons. Shows an aerostation (a view from a balloon above the clouds), Blanchard's ballon and Versaille's ballon...
Fine art print of a early hot air ballooning. Titled "Modele du Ballon qui ete execute pour le Sacre de Napoleon en 1804". A.J Garnerin, a famous aeronaut, was commissioned to build an elaborate balloon to be released on the occasion of Napoleon's coronation. It was a fantastic affair with a great I..
Fine art print of an original antique lithograph. Shows a hot air balloon rising up over Oxford with the first flying Englishman. Titled "Ascent of James Sadler at Oxford in 1810.He “ascended into the atmosphere” from Christ Church meadow in Oxford, rose to about 1000m high in his flying contraption..
Fine art print of a early hot air ballooning. Titled "Ascension de Madame Blanchard au Champ-de-Mars, 1810."Sophie Blanchard (1778 – 1819) was a French aeronaut and the wife of ballooning pioneer Jean-Pierre Blanchard. She was the first female professional balloonist, making more than 60 ascents. Bl..