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Utopias of aerial navigation in the 18th Century, early flight collecting card, ca. 1895 | by trialsanderrors
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Utopias of aerial navigation in the 18th Century, early flight collecting card, ca. 1895

The second card from an uncut set of ten, labeled "Collection 476, 2ème série", issued by Romanet & Cie. in the late 19th Century, to commemorate events in ballooning history from 1795 to 1846.

 

From the Tissandier Collection at the U.S. Library of Congress.

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[PD] This picture is in the public domain.

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Taken sometime in 1884