Allegorical scene showing Henry IV, King of France (1533-1610), looking at portrait of his bride-to-be, surrounded by mythological characters.
Illustration showing a throng of Louisville citizens in carriages and covered wagons, and on foot evacuating the city, many headed toward the docks on the Ohio River where they are boarding steamboats.
Drawing shows the giant captive balloon constructed by Henri Giffard for the Paris Exhibition of 1867 and brought to London, England, in 1868 and 1869. Balloon is moored at launching site; with numerous onlooke... more
Advertisement for aeronaut and balloon manufacturer Henri Lachambre shows a balloon "H. Lachambre" with two passengers floating through a scene of animals, circus performers, and toy balloons.
Tribute written by Mr. Wrabelly of Hungary, town of Pressbourg (Bratislava), on the occasion of seeing the giant Giffard balloon exhibited in the Tuileries gardens during his visit to the World Exposition held ... more
Soldiers at the battlefront. Gustave Téry was editor and publisher of the Parisian daily newspaper 'l'Oeuvre.' He was one of the most brilliant writers of editorial opinions in France. The 'l'Oeuvre' was an ind... more