LOT 1481
SOLD €110,00

[Balloon print] "A messieurs les souscripteurs. Allarme générale des habitants

de Gonesse, occasionée par la chûte du Ballon Aréostatique de Mr. De Montgolfier." Etching and engraving, 18.5 x 27.5 cm, published by Le Noir in Paris, c. 1783.

Tanned and with some spots and tears. Nice illustration, depicting how the shocked inhabitants of Gonesse attack Montgolfiers balloon, that crashed just outside the village, with pitchforks and muskets.

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