L'Omnibus Aerien

Bertauts (maker), Brullé, Alexandre (maker), and Bouchol (maker)c. 1844-1870

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

Print. L'Omnibus Aerien. Theorie nouvelle de la navigation aerienne. / Bouchol ; Imp. Bertauts, R. St marc, 14 ; A Paris chez l'Editeur Alex.dre Brulle, Gde Gallerie des Panoramas, n.d. - [c1844-70?]. - Lithograph; 32x25cm + 1 sheet [2pp] text and music. - Music cover; song with narrations, to words by E Bourget, the music by J. Nargeot; rubber stamped A Brulle; another, shop stamp, Pepin Marseille. - Satirical variety song and 'scientific lecture' commentary [with a backdrop or projection scene?] lampooning an invention in London and a supposed aerial omnibus journey around the world in 48 hours by Mr Hanneton; image of a steam powered aerial omnibus L'Hirondelle [=Swallow], design after Henson's Aerial, with international passengers, coachman on steps blowing horn, arriving at Mont Blanc summit station and post office


  • Title: L'Omnibus Aerien
  • Creator: Bertauts (maker), Brullé, Alexandre (maker), Bouchol (maker)
  • Date Created: c. 1844-1870
  • Location: Paris, Ville de Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Physical Dimensions: overall: 320 x 250 mm
  • Type: print

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