Puerto de San Miguel and Bahía de Gaston unidentifiable on modern maps and/or gazetteers. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Cádiz. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic... More
"Portrait de Gaston Tissandier. Gravure sur bois de Smeeton Tilly d'après une photographie. Collection Gaston Tissandier" inscribed next to portrait. Title devised by Library staff. Tissandier collection.
Photograph shows a train crossing Cedar Creek Bridge in North Carolina. Title from item. Hand-lettered title on mount. Photographer and publisher from related photo processed as LOT 13958, no. 6.
Drawing shows French balloonists J. de Revilliod and Albert and Gaston Tissandier standing at the right of the basket of the balloon "George Sand," which is tethered at Le Mans, France, during the Siege of Pari... More
Drawing shows the balloon "Jean Bart," flown by Albert and Gaston Tissandier descending over the Seine with tow ropes hanging into the river where landing was attempted during the Siege of Paris. "D'après natur... More
Head-and-shoulders portrait of French balloonist, Gaston Tissandier. Library has two versions, mounted together: with text (no. 85a) and proof before letters (no. 85b). Title from item. Tissandier collection.
Text-only broadside announcing Gaston Tissandier's lecture on his exploration of the atmosphere by balloon, held April 13, 1881, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, as part of a library program. Title from item. Tis... More
Design drawings show several views of an electric powered airship designed by Albert and Gaston Tissandier, which made an ascension October 8, 1883 from Auteil, France. (Source: A.G. Renstrom, LC staff, 1981-82... More
"Alt. 2000 m., au dessus de la fort de Cricy, a Monsieur Gaston Tissandier [...] du votre ascension du 26 juin 1886, Maurice [...]" inscribed upper left corner of image. Title devised by Library staff. Tissandi... More
Drawing shows preparation for a balloon ascension, view from the balloon, landing at Chauvigny and deflation, and discussion of the event at the dinner table at the Chateau de l'Odière. Attribution and date bas... More
Drawing shows preparation for a balloon ascension, view from the balloon, landing at Chauvigny and deflation, and discussion of the event at the dinner table at the Chateau de l'Odière. Compare with pencil sket... More
Illustrated menu for a dinner held in honor of Gaston Tissandier at the Hotel Continental, Paris, March, 1887. Includes a profile portrait of Tissandier. Title from item. Tissandier collection.
Performing arts poster for the first public performance of Emile Reynaud's Théâtre Optique in Paris, showing a dancing woman and a mime.
Photograph shows French journalist Gaston Calmette (1858-1914) who was assassinated by Henriette Caillaux, wife of the Finance Minister Joseph Caillaux. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)
Photograph showing the wreckage of a bomb explosion near the Gaston Motel where Martin Luther King, Jr., and leaders in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference were staying during the Birmingham campaign o... More
in Musik gesetzt von L. Spohr, Herzogl. Gothaischer Concertmeister. (statement of responsibility) U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Libretto by J.F. Schink--New Grove. Performers' names not given.