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Title: Dish Date: ca. 1785 Place: Lambeth, London Format: Delftware / H.: 1 3/4" (4.4 cm); Diam.: 13 1/2" (34.3 cm) Description: Full view: top Decoration: Painted. Commemoration of Vincenzo Lunardi's balloon ascent. Border composed of concentric circles, sprigs, swags, and pseudoshell edge.

Title: Dish Date: ca. 1785 Place: Lambeth, London Format: Delftware / H.: 1 3/4" (4.4 cm); Diam.: 13 1/2" (34.3 cm) Description: Full view: top Decoration: Painted. Commemoration of Vincenzo Lunardi's balloon ascent. Border composed of concentric circles, sprigs, swags, and pseudoshell edge.

Dama da nobreza em 1863 - século XVIII. Pintura de Franz Joseph Dobiaschofsky.

Dama da nobreza em 1863 - século XVIII. Pintura de Franz Joseph Dobiaschofsky.

The Montgolfier brothers launched the first flight of a hot-air balloon in 1783, paving the way for further human exploration of the sky and space.

The Montgolfier brothers launched the first flight of a hot-air balloon in paving the way for further human exploration of the sky and space.

Resultado de imagen para dirigibles antiguos

On 21 November French aviation pioneers Jean Francois Pilatre de Rozier, a professor of physics and chemistry, and the Marquis Francois Laurant d'Arlandes made the first untethered free flight in a hot-air balloon.

310151 Religious Gold Circle Hemse Gotland Sweden Sverige Iron Age Viking Era

310151 Religious Gold Circle Hemse Gotland Sweden Sverige Iron Age Viking Era, some like this found in near Grobina.

Pitt stands beside John Bull in a basket, inscribed 'Sinking Fund', which is attached to an elaborate pagoda-like parachute. On the apex of the parachute is a solid ball or weight inscribed. 'Million pr Annum at Interest & Compd I[nterest]'. From this floats upwards into the clouds a tattered ribbon inscribed 'National Debt', by which the parachute was attached to the base

Image gallery: The National Parachute,-or-John Bull conducted to plenty & emancipation.

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Hand-coloured etching of an elaborately decorated balloon used by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier

Balloonist Captain Vincenzo Lunardi with his Assistant George Biggin, and Mrs. Letitia Anne Sage, in a Balloon, 1785

Balloonist Captain Vincenzo Lunardi with his Assistant George Biggin, and Mrs. Letitia Anne Sage, in a Balloon, 1785 Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

Montgolfier's Balloon & Flying Machines

Hot Air Balloon Clip Art – Fancy Victorian Balloon Illustration – Flight Clipart – Balloon Digital Stamp - Printable Graphic –commercial use

The Parachute Descent of Jeanne Garnerin, via Madame Gilflurt (Monsieur and Madame Garnerin by Christoph Haller von Hallerstein, 1803)

Madam Gilflurt -- The Parachute Descent of Jeanne Garnerin (image is of Monsieur and Madame Garnerin by Christoph Haller von Hallerstein,

Queen Marie Antoinette of France. Rainha Maria Antonieta da França.

Queen Marie Antoinette of France.

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