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Mainstream, VOL LIX No 41, New Delhi, Sept 25, 2021

Print of 1784 Hot air balloon flight over Lyon, France

Saturday 25 September 2021

Experience aërostatique faite à Lyon; d’un ballon de cent pieds de diamètre le 10 [i.e. 19] janvier 1784, à midi 48 min[u]tes
Image publisher in Paris : Chés Enaut et Rapilly, rüe St. Jacques à la ville de Coutances, [1784]
Medium: etching, hand-colored.
Summary: Print shows the balloon, "Le Flesselles" ascending over Lyon, France, on January 19, 1784, carrying seven passengers including Joseph Montgolfier and Jean François Pilâtre de Rozier.

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