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LTA, Balloons, USA, Army Free Balloons, Signal Corps Balloon Ascension, Washington DC (c.1907-1909). [photograph]

Photographer:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Type:
Stereographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
Circa 1907-1909
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A47203
Restrictions & Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_364279

LTA, Balloons, USA, Army Free Balloons, Signal Corps Balloon Ascension, Washington DC (c.1907-1909). [photograph]

Photographer:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1907-1909
Topic:
Balloons  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A47204
Restrictions & Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_364280

LTA, Balloons, USA, Allen (James), Balloon Wedding (1888) (Krainik Coll). [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
9/27/1888
Topic:
Aeronautics - exhibitions  Search this
Aeronautics - Balloons  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A47391
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380269

LTA, Balloons, USA, Allen (James), Balloon Wedding (1888) (Krainik Coll). [photograph]

Photographer:
Burrell  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1888
Topic:
Aeronautics - exhibitions  Search this
Aeronautics - Balloons  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A47218
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380212

Balloon Locomotive Correspondence [Haenlein]

Creator:
Haenlein, Paul, 1835-1905  Search this
Extent:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1867
Summary:
This collection consists of a letter, and a multipage description of a "Balloon Locomotive," from inventor Paul Haenlein to U. S. Minister to the Court of St. James's, Charles Francis Adams, asking him to share the balloon locomotive plans with the U. S. government. There is also a letter from Benjamin Moran (U. S. Embassy in London) to Edward Stanton, Secretary of War under the Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson presidencies, in which the letter and description were forwarded.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a letter, and a multipage description of a "Balloon Locomotive," from inventor Paul Haenlein to U. S. Minister to the Court of St. James's, Charles Francis Adams, asking him to share the balloon locomotive plans with the U. S. government. There is also a letter from Benjamin Moran (U. S. Embassy in London) to Edward Stanton, Secretary of War under the Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson presidencies, in which the letter and description were forwarded.
Arrangement:
This collection is in original order.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Haenlein (1835–1905) was a German engineer and flight pioneer. Haenlein studied at Technische Hochschule in Karlsruhe and received his education as a mechanical engineer and pattern maker. While working as a civil engineer for different German factories, he created a dirigible airship which was powered by an internal combustion engine. In 1869, Haenlein contacted Charles Francis Adams, U. S. minister to the Court of St. James's (United Kingdom), asking him to share his balloon locomotive plans with the U. S. government in hopes of selling his invention for military purposes. In 1872 Haenlein obtained a U. S. patent (No. 130 915) "Improvement in Balloon-Locomotives" to use the otherwise wasted gas in the dirigible's engines for propelling power as well as ascending.
Provenance:
Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, NASM.XXXX.1206.
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Citation:
Balloon Locomotive Correspondence [Haenlein], NASM.XXXX.1206, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1206
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-1206
Additional Online Media:

LTA, Balloons, USA, Myers Family, Mary Myers (Madame Carlotta) Broadside, "Sky Lark" Balloon (Krainik Coll). [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Women in aeronautics  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A47420
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_370504

LTA, Balloons, USA, Wise (John), "Ganymede", St. Johnsbury, VT (1859). [photograph]

Photographer:
E. Anthony  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1859
Topic:
Balloons  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A47010
Restrictions & Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_364278

LTA, Balloons, USA, Wise (John), "Ganymede", St. Johnsbury, VT (1859). [photograph]

Photographer:
E. Anthony  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1859
Topic:
Balloons  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A47009
Restrictions & Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_364277

LTA, Balloons, USA, Army Captive Balloons, Observation, Caquot Type, WWI. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1917
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Balloons, Kite  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7B44343
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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United States Army Balloons World War I Album
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_391148

LTA, Balloons, USA, Steiner (John), Erie, Pennsylvania, Ascension (June 1857). [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Ambrotypes
Date:
June 18, 1857
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A44454
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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John Steiner Balloon Ascension Ambrotype
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_369926

LTA, Balloons, USA, Myers Family, Mary Myers (Madame Carlotta) Ascension, Saratoga Springs NY (Krainik Coll). [photograph]

Photographer:
J. S. Woolley, Saratoga, N.Y  Search this
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
Circa mid to late 1880s
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Women in aeronautics  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A47365
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_370501

Carl Kirsch Balloon Ascension Poster (Austrian)

Extent:
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1850
Summary:
Wurstelprater balloon ascendance poster and related ticket, 1850.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of a 9 x 11.5 inch poster announcing the balloon ascendance at the Wurstelprater amusement park in Vienna by Carl Kirsch on Monday, September 2, 1850, and a 4 x 2.5 inch ticket redeemable for another show in case of unfavorable weather.
Arrangement:
No arrangement, just two items.
Biographical / Historical:
The Weiner Prater is a large public park in Vienna, Austria, founded in 1766 with the donation of Austrian Emperor Josef II's royal hunting grounds. Over the years the Prater evolved to include the Wurstelprater Amusement Park. During the 1850s, the park was the site of balloon ascendance.
Provenance:
Unknown - found in collection, Unknown, Unknown, NASM.XXXX.0997
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Balloons -- Exhibitions  Search this
Citation:
Carl Kirsch Balloon Ascension Poster (Austrian), NASM.XXXX.0997, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.0997
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-xxxx-0997
Additional Online Media:

LTA, Balloons, General. [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
Circa 1911
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons--Piloting  Search this
Local number:
NASM-NASM-9A11864
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Harry Bingham Brown Scrapbook
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_369524

USA, Myers Family, Myers Balloon Farm. [photograph]

Photographer:
Mr. White (employee of Carl Myers)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7B47047
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Carl Myers Balloon Farm Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_370025

How Balloons Fly Demonstration

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2011-06-10T11:27:07.000Z
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
airandspace
YouTube Channel:
airandspace
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_33R8w6MWkHw

Arts, Greeting Cards and Postcards, General; LTA, Arts, Balloons, Balloon ascensions, chromolithograph (Krainik Coll). [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Ephemera
Date:
1908
Topic:
Airships  Search this
Local number:
NASM-7A47279
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
See more items in:
Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380268

Balloons for Sale

Artist:
Elizabeth Orton Jones, born Highland Park, IL 1910-died Peterborough, NH 2005  Search this
Medium:
drypoint
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (24.8 x 22.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Recreation\sport and play  Search this
Figure group\male and child  Search this
Occupation\vendor  Search this
Object\toy\balloon  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.169
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1935.13.169

LTA, Balloons, USA, King (Samuel Archer), General; King, Samuel Archer; Events, 1876 Philadelphia, PA, Centennial International Exposition. [ephemera]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Ephemera
Date:
8/30/1876
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Local number:
NASM-9A13797
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Professor King Grand Balloon Ascension Poster
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_387536

LTA, Balloons, USA, Lowe (Thaddeus S.C.), "Great Western" ("City of New York") (1859-60). [photograph]

Photographer:
Unknown  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
9/24/1859
Local number:
NASM-00104293
Restrictions & Rights:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
See more items in:
Krainik Ballooning Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380270

LTA, Balloons, USA, Army, Signal Corps Free Balloons (Ft Myer, VA ca. 1907-1908). [photograph]

Photographer:
Claudy, C. H (Carl Harry) 1879-1957  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Local number:
NASM-Claudy-39S
Restrictions & Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at http://airandspace.si.edu/permissions
See more items in:
Carl H. Claudy Photography Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_365411

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