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IMAGE number
NRM259588
Title
Flight of the Bolognese Muzio Muzzi (1809-46) in the Airship 'Retirremiga', 1838 (colour litho)
Artist
Meloni, G. (fl.1838) (after) / Italian
Description
hot-air balloon heated with a Davy lamp attached to two large propellers; Muzzi given a patent for this on 12th May 1844;
Location
Science Museum, London, UK
Medium
lithographie couleur
Date
(C18th)
Dimensions
47x64.8 cms
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • crowd
  • flying
  • hor air
  • invention
  • spectators

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