Nesle-la-Vallee, Ile-de-france, France
Ink and watercolor over graphite underdrawing. | Design drawing shows two men in basket steering balloon by manipulation of a sail. A ladder connects the balloon to a parachute-style apparatus intended for safe descent where a third man handles the connection between the balloon and parachute. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82.)
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