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Amazing flying machines Photographic Print Collection

13 Photographic Prints

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Amazing flying machines. Hand-coloured engraving of the Minerva balloon, designed by Etienne-Gaspard Robert in 1804. The original slide is damaged but this image has been repaired

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Amazing flying machines. A hand-coloured engraving of a flying machine designed by Gabrielle de la Londelle, which appeared in his book aAviation, ou Navigation Aeriennea in 1863

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Amazing flying machines. A hand-coloured engraving of the mythological Persian King Kai Kawus, seated on a throne being pulled through the air by four eagles

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Amazing flying machines.A hand-coloured engraving of Lanas Aeronautic Machine, a small flying boat held aloft by four small gas balloons, designed by Francesco Lana de Terzi in 1670

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Amazing flying machines. A hand-coloured engraving of a man flying using Besniers Flying Machine of 1678. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1892

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Amazing flying machines. A hand-coloured illustration from Cyrano de Bergeracas aComical History of the States and Empires of the Moona, dating from 1657

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Amazing flying machines. A hand-coloured illustration from Francis Godwinas aThe Man in the Moonea, first published (posthumously) in 1638, in which a Spanish nobleman, Domingo Gonsales

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Amazing flying machines. A hand-coloured engraving of The Flying Man ; a figure wearing a large pair of wings with an umbrella above his head, stepping from a cliff

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Amazing flying machines. A hand-coloured engraving of a number of early designs for a flying machines, in flight above the coast

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Amazing flying machines. A hand-coloured engraving of an early frameless parachute, designed by Andre-Jacques Garnerin in 1797

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Amazing flying machines. A hand-coloured engraving of four early designs for flying machines, including one parachute-type machine and others with paddles, in flight above a coastal scene

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Amazing flying machines. Hand-coloured engraving of Laurent de Guzmans Flying Balloon from 1709. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1892

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Amazing flying machines. Hand-coloured engraving of a man in a top hat and waistcoat holding a large pair of wings and flying above two alarmed figures, one of whom is holding a pitchfork



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