Mr. Blanchard.Citoyen de Calais Pensionaire de S.M.T..C. et Correspondent des plusieurs Accademies.
Stipple engraving. Printed area 75 x 55mm. Trimmed inside platemark left and right; foxing.
Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753-1809) took part in one of the earliest manned balloon flights, in Paris on March 2nd 1784. After moving to England later that year, he was part of the first balloon flight to cross the English Channel.
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