Medal commemorating the balloon ascent of Blanchard, Germany, 1785.
3 8 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 30cm

Medal commemorating the balloon ascent of Blanchard, Germany, 1785.

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Description

Medal commemorating the balloon ascent of Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753-1809) at Frankfurt, Germany, on 3 October 1785. The design, by Johann Christian Reich, shows a portrait of Blanchard with a Latin inscription: 'Blanchard sursum decimum quintum faciens iter', which translates as Blanchard making the 15th trip.
 

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10447679
 

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