A hot air balloon used for transportation.
The car in which the aeronauts sit is usually made of wicker-work of whalebone. It is sustained by cords…
A hot-air balloon invented by Charles Green, used to travel from London to Weilburg, Germany.
A, The Balloon made of taffeta, 25 feet in diameter covered with a net; B, the car suspended by longitudinal…
"A large balloon successfully equipped with a powerful oil engine, a propellor, and a rudder."
An experiment using a balloon and air-pump to demonstrate the expansibility of gases.
Also known as Platycodon gradiflorus and Chinese Bellflower. This flower bears large blue flowers.
A group of people pointing at a hot air balloon in the distance.
A hot air balloon on the ground surrounded by men.
A hot air balloon encased with a net, mid flight.
Vincenzo Lunardi was the pilot of the first balloon flight in England in 1783.
A man entering a gate with a balloon, with a boy running towards him.
An illustration of a man holding a bunch of balloons and handing a young girl a single balloon.
The Montgolfier Balloon.
The first hot air balloon. It was invented by the Montgolfier brothers, Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Etienne.
"A body whose average density is so much less than that of air that the body will rise, lifting not…