Dessin d'une Invention d'un Ballon aereostatique

1856 in Turin

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Dessin d'une Invention d'un Ballon aereostatique a vapeur par B Chauvelot. / 1856 Lith. J.
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Print, plain. Dessin d'une Invention d'un Ballon aereostatique a vapeur par B. Chauvelot. / 1856 Lith. J. Etienne-Gayet, via Conciatori, 34, a Turin. - 1856. - lithograph; 31.5x44.5cm. Subtitle reads: La vitesse de ce Ballon sera de 50 Kilometres a l'heure, et ce dirigera avec autant de facilite qu'une locomotive, sans aucun danger pour les Voyageurs. Design for an airship, propelled by steam, using two balloons; laid out like a ship, rigged by a galleried walkway 'bridge'; the prow and stern mechanisms and flywheel driven foresail use large adjustable furled or unfurled ribbed umbrellas


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