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NOAA Photo Library Image - libr0467

The death of Pilatre de Rozier during an attempt to cross the English Channel. June 15, 1785. Rozier was the first aeronaut to lose his life as the result of an accident. In: "Histoire des Ballons et des Aeronautes Celebres," by Gaston Tissandier, 1887, p. 95. Library Call Number TL616 .T57 1887

Image ID: libr0467, Treasures of the NOAA Library Collection

Category: Treasure/Ballooning/Art/

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