Overall: 24.8 × 24.8 × 2.5cm (9 3/4 in. × 9 3/4 in. × 1 in.)
Country of Origin:
Ceramic soup plate with a hand-painted scene of a tethered balloon flying a French flag over a field with soldiers. Image is labeled "Le Balloon de Fleurus 1794" at the bottom. Center scene is surrounded by a floral motif on the edge of the plate.
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum