Postcard featuring a hand-drawn watercolor depiction of the descent of French balloonist André-Jacques Garnerin (1769-1823) in a frameless parachute of his own design

Christine Mellon

Awards, Governance, and Special Events Manager

Featured image from our digital collections:
Parachute de [André-Jacques] Garnerin, a 1909 postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustration of the French balloonist giving a parachute demonstration on October 22, 1797.