An exact representation of the first Aerial Ship the Eagle.Now exhibiting publickly at the Grounds of the Aeronautical Society Victoria Road opposite Kensington Gardens at 1s Each.
Lithograph. Sheet: 310 x 230mm, (12 x 9").
The Eagle was designed by the Comte de Lennox in 1834 to provide transport between the capitals of Europe. However, the ship was too heavy to fly and was destroyed by spectators at the Champ de Mars in Paris after a failed take-off in August 1834. A detailed description of the machine's weight, dimensions and parts below the image.
[Ref: 40108] £280.00