Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-02305 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-02305 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

Elevazione aereobatica eseguita da Francesco Orlandi in Bologna nei pub. i Giardini, li 6 novembre 1828

1828?

Unknown Artist

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Title

Elevazione aereobatica eseguita da Francesco Orlandi in Bologna nei pub. i Giardini, li 6 novembre 1828

Date

1828?

Description

Watercolor and ink over graphite underdrawing. | Drawing shows balloon associated with Francesco Orlandi, who flew throughout Italy. There is a parachute below the bag and propellers on either side of the basket with ballonist inside.

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Location

Parco della Montagnola, Via Irnerio, Bologna, Italy

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Tww Comment

Orlandi's balloon, equipped with a parachute and thrusters, took off from the public gardens and flew south-west towards the Apennines, landing in Prunarolo some 20 miles from his starting point.

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Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-02305

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