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The second manned balloon ascent on October 17, 1783, to a height of 108 meters. This ascent also was made by the Marquis d'Arlandes and Pilatre de Rozier. "Histoire des Ballons et des Aeronautes Celebres," by Gaston Tissandier, 1887, p. 26. Library Call Number TL616 .T57 1887

Image ID: libr0461, Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection

Category: Treasure/Ballooning/Art/

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