Courtesy of the Science Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA
Courtesy of the Science Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA

The Eagle', Airship c 1834. Coloured lithograph.

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Print. An exact representation of the first aerial ship The Eagle, now exhibiting at the grounds of The Aeronautical Society, Victoria Road. facing Kensington Gardens / sold by Messrs. Ackermann & Co. Strand [et al], nd. {London, 1834-1850]. Lithograph, col.; on sheet trimmed to 23.2x30.6cm, conserved, backed and framed to 32x39x1cm.

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Victoria Road, Kensington, London, England

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After a failed ascent from the Champ de Mars in Paris on 17 August 1834, The Eagle was destroyed by onlookers.