Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-02286 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-DIG-ppmsca-02286 | Licence: No known restrictions on publication.

Ou présente à signer un procès verbal aux curés celui qui ligne a des lunettes

1783?

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Ou présente à signer un procès verbal aux curés celui qui ligne a des lunettes

Date

1783?

Description

Watercolor. | Drawing shows Professor J.A.C. Charles reascending in balloon from the Nesle plain, France, on December 1, 1783, where he had landed shortly before, accompanied by Marie Noel Robert in a two hour journey from Paris. Robert, standing at left, is conversing with local vicars, who are signing a document attesting to the successful completion of the first manned gas balloon flight. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1982-82)

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Nesle-la-Vallee, Ile-de-france, France

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