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0035588
CARTOON: AIRSHIP, 1914.
'Total Eclipse?' American cartoon remarking on the potential of the airship to wreak indiscriminate destruction on humanity. Cartoon by Luther Daniels Bradley, 1914.
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BALLOONING: US, 1793.
Jean Pierre Blanchard and a small dog ascend from the Walnut Street Prison yard in Philadelphia for the first balloon flight in the United States, 9 January 1793. Wood engraving.
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OTTO LILIENTHAL (1848-1896).
German aeronautical engineer. One of Otto Lilenthal's early glider flights. Photograph, c1895.
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0409901
AD: TRANS WORLD AIRLINE.
American advertisement for radar on Trans World Airline (TWA) flights, 1947.
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0123745
HOT-AIR BALLOONS, 1783-84.
Illustration of five early flights of hot-air balloons in France, 1783-84: Two Montgolfier balloons, one by Jean Pierre Balnchard, and one by Charles and Robert. Contemporary etching and line engravings by Andrew Bell.
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0123863
CHINA: GEESE.
Wild geese in flight and on land. Painted silk handscroll, Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644, after a work by the 11th century artist Tsui Po.
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0633852
GOLDEN EAGLE, 2007.
A golden eagle in Norway taking flight. Photograph, 3 August 2007. Full Credit: ullstein bild - McPhoto / Bioquatic Photo / Granger. All Rights Reserved.
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0633853
OSPREY, 2014.
An osprey in flight bearing a branch for nest building. Photograph by Mathias Schaef, 8 March 2014. Full Credit: ullstein bild - McPhoto / Mathias Schaef / Granger. All Rights Reserved.
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0090230
VAMPIRE BAT.
Vampyrus spectrum. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0054927
DRAGON, 1640.
Draco Aethiopicus. Engraving from Ulisse Aldrovandi's 'Serpentum et Draconium Historiae,' Bologna, 1640.
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0117487
WRIGHT BROTHERS GLIDER.
Glider being prepared for flight by Orville and his assistants with a number of journalists standing to the right at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, 1911.
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0117369
TRACTOR BIPLANE, 1914.
A Tractor biplane in flight. Photograph, 1914.
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0117489
WRIGHT BROTHERS GLIDER.
Rear view of Wright glider in flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, 1911.
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0370113
FLYING MACHINES, 1856.
Fanciful airships and flying machines. Wood engraving, American, 1856.
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0111982
13th DALAI LAMA, 1904.
Thubten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama, fleeing Lhasa to escape the British invasion of Tibet in 1904. Front page illustration from the French newspaper 'Le Petit Journal,' 20 November 1904.
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0078497
WW II: GUADALCANAL, 1942-3.
An American B-17 Flying Fortress flies over Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands in 1942.
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0067586
WRIGHT BROTHERS GLIDER.
Dan Tate (foreground) and Wilbur Wright testing one of the Wright Brothers' gliders at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, 1902. Oil over a photograph.
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0054754
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Franklin, assisted by his son William, proving the identity of lightning and electricity by his celebrated kite and key experiment of June 1752. Pen and ink drawing, late 19th century.
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0122389
CHINA: BRONZE FIGURE.
Gilt bronze figure of a mythical flying animal. Six Dynasties, 3rd-6th century.
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0123744
MONTGOLFIER BALLOON, 1783.
The ascent above the palace of Versailles, France, 19 September 1783, of a Montgolfier hot-air ballon with a sheep, a duck, and a rooster as passengers. Contemporary French etching.
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0410015
AD: LUFTHANSA, 1961.
American advertisement for Lufthansa German Airlines, 1961.
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0129319
BALLOON FLIGHT, 1783.
The Pilatre-d'Arlandes hot-air balloon flight over Paris, France, as seen from Benjamin Franklin's terrace at Passy on 21 November 1783. Contemporary French copper engraving.
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0034253
CARTOON: LEND-LEASE ACT,
1941. 'The Way of a Stork.' English cartoon characterizing the birth of the Lend-Lease Act as a 'happy event' for Britain. Cartoon by Leslie Illingworth, 1941. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0047401
WALPURGIS NIGHT
on the Blocksberg, Germany. Woodcut, Leipzig, 1669.
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0117901
WRIGHT AIRPLANE, 1909.
Wilbur Wright examining a canoe attachment before making the first flight around the Statue of Liberty in the Wright Model A Flyer. Photographed on 29 September 1909, New York Harbor, New York.
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0054178
CYRANO de BERGERAC
(1619-1655). French writer and soldier. Travelling to the moon. Wood engraving from a 19th century edition of his 'L'Autre monde, ou, Histoire comique des états et empires de la lune,' first published in 1657.
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0623715
WWI: BOMBER, c1917.
American flight crew in front of a Glenn L. Martin Company GMB bomber. Photograph, c1917.
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0633804
MESSERSCHMITT, 1937.
German Messerschmitt fighter plane in flight. Photograph, 1937.
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0433232
THE ASCENSION.
Christ ascending to heaven. Illustration, c18th century.
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0103429
ARABIAN NIGHTS: CARPET.
The magic flying carpet of Solomon. Steel engraving, American, c1850.
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0623567
AIRPLANE: INTERIOR.
Interior of a passenger airplane. Photograph, early or mid 20th century.
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0623587
WWII: FIGHTER PLANES, 1943.
The Bell P-39, Curtiss P-40, and Lockheed P-38 fighter planes flying in formation during World War II. Photograph, 1943.
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0003212
PARIS: POST-BALLOON, 1870.
Departure from Montmartre of a post-balloon at Place Saint-Pierre during the Franco-Prussian War. Wood engraving, French, 1870.
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0003213
PARIS: BALLOON, 1870.
Defense of Paris: a captive balloon at Montmartre used for observation by Prussian forces during the Franco-Prussian War. Wood engraving from an English newspaper of 1870.
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0290771
ASIAN ART.
The month of October, ca 1788, shunga by Katsukawa Shuncho (active 1780-1800), woodcut from the The twelve months series. Japanese civilization, Edo period (1603-1868). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rig
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FINE ART.
Madonna of Bargellinis, 1588, by Lodovico Carracci (1555-1619), oil on canvas, 282x188 cm. Full Credit: DEA / A. DE GREGORIO / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0031923
BARRIE: PETER PAN, 1911.
The mermaids playing in the lagoon. Drawing by Francis D. Bedford for the 1911 edition of J.M. Barrie's 'Peter Pan.'
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0037806
NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.
'More rapid than eagles his coursers they came... 'Now Dasher! now Dancer! now Prancer! now Vixen! On, Comet! on, Cupid! on, Donder and Blitzen!'' Illustration from an 1883 edition of Clement Clarke Moore's 'The Night Before Christmas.'
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0003214
VERSAILLES: POST BALLOON.
A balloon from Paris passing over Versailles during the Franco-Prussian War. Wood engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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WWII: POSTER, c1943.
'Wings for victory - more savings - more wings.' Lithograph with an illustration by Frank Wootton, c1943.
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