Montgolfier Unchained

LORENZO BARBERIS.

 

nazlines

“The people who created the Nazca lines could have seen them from hot air balloons”

icaro

 

 

Icarus, the first flying man (1500 BC?)

Moro

The fall of Simon Magus (0 AD), Morgari frescoes, Church of San Peter, Mondovì (1900)

leo2

Leonardo da Vinci, Flying Man (1500 c.)


cyrano

Cyrano de Bergerac (1658): flying man.

cyrano1

Cyrano de Bergerac: the balloon (1662)

 

clodion

Clodion (1784)

ibbetson

balloon

goya
guard405

Ibbetson (England), Carnicero, Goya (Spain), Guardi (Italy): Montgolfier’s balloon (1784 c.)

original

Restif de la Bretonne, Flying man (1781)

Poe_Hans_Pfaall_Yan_Dargent

Poe, Hans Pfaall (1835)

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surrealism

De Chirico and Redon: surrealism and balloons (1910 c.)

futurismo1

Futurism: balloons and war (1920 c.)

hind

The “Hindenburg”: nazism and balloons (1930 c.)

 

1951 Palloni Sonda

Roswell, flying saucer or balloon? (1950 c.)

Zeppelin-I-album-cover

Led Zeppelin first cover (1970 c.)

blade

Blade Runner: cyberpunk and airship (1980 c.)

bussola

The golden compass: airship and steampunk (1990 c.)

 

Aeroscraft

High tech airship becomes possible (2010 c.)