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La physique confond l'ignorance Dedié aux souscripteurs.

La physique confond l'ignorance Dedié aux souscripteurs.

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French cartoon shows a woman (Physics personified) whipping the bare bottom of one man (possibly Janinet) while another (possibly Abbé Miollan), walks away pulling up his trousers. In the background, men are inflating a balloon with hot air from a fire which apparently caused the balloon to ignite and enraged spectators who had paid admission to witness the ascent and who hastened the destruction of the balloon by fanning the flames and pulling it to pieces. The print appears to ridicule the attempt of Abbé Miollan and Janinet to ascend in a hot air balloon in Paris, France.





Montparnasse (Paris, France)48.84306, 2.32139
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