Carl Kirsch Balloon Ascension Poster (Austrian)
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Collection ID:
Australian languages
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Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
1 folder
Wurstelprater balloon ascendance poster and related ticket, 1850.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a 9 x 11.5 inch poster announcing the balloon ascendance at the Wurstelprater amusement park in Vienna by Carl Kirsch on Monday, September 2, 1850, and a 4 x 2.5 inch ticket redeemable for another show in case of unfavorable weather.

No arrangement, just two items.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Weiner Prater is a large public park in Vienna, Austria, founded in 1766 with the donation of Austrian Emperor Josef II's royal hunting grounds. Over the years the Prater evolved to include the Wurstelprater Amusement Park. During the 1850s, the park was the site of balloon ascendance.

Processing Information
Arranged, described, and encoded by Patti Williams, 2018.
Patti Williams
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown - found in collection, Unknown, Unknown, NASM.XXXX.0997

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Conditions Governing Access
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Conditions Governing Use
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Preferred Citation
Carl Kirsch Balloon Ascension Poster (Austrian), NASM.XXXX.0997, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Balloons Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Balloons -- Exhibitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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