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Aerobatics of Francesco Orlandi

This print from a watercolor and ink illustration shows aerobatics performed by Francesco Orlandi in Bologna, Italy. Orlandi flew throughout Italy. There is a parachute below the bag and propellers on either side of the basket. Circa 1828.

The first air show at the Grand Palais in Paris, France. September 30th, 1909. Photographed in Autochrome Lumière by Léon Gimpel. (via ck/ck)