Fine art print.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 vessel destined for discoveries.” Ro..
Fine art print.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. Blanchard entertained Napoleon Bo..
Fine art print.Features a regal lady in a pink fur trimmed coat is sitting holding a small dog, while a maid adds perfumed flowers to her elaborate wig. Bottles of perfume are on the dressing table.From The Romance of Perfume by George Barbier...
Fine art print.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 Imperial eagle suspended beneath..