November 30, 2010

Henri LaChambre And His Nancy Balloon

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Rather than post this beautifully composed 1895 photo of Henri LaChambre's rather awesome gas balloon inflated at Nancy, I should've freakin' bought it by now.

Of course, my problem is that, now that I've seen it, I've filed it away for future flea market reference, where I'm sure I'll just stumble upon a photomural-sized print of it for a euro.

Anonymous - Henri Lachambre and His Balloon at Nancy, France, $450 [vintageworks.net, thanks to whoever sent this to me, I forget, sorry]

Previously: Les Ballons du Grand Palais

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