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Medium:
Medallion
Dimensions:
Overall: (Dia. x H with Ring x Depth): 5.1 × 6.7 × 8cm (2 × 2 5/8 × 3 3/16 in.)
Type:
ART-Mixed Media
Date:
1878
Physical Description:
Gold-plated souvenir medallion with ring for ribbon on the top. Front shows a scene of a balloon over Paris that is tethered to the ground. Labeled 'Panorama de Paris / 1878.' Reverse says 'Souvenir / de mon Ascension / dans / le Grand Ballon Captif / a Vapeur / de Mr. Henry Giffard'.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Inventory Number:
A20140372000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20140372000