Sophie Blanchard riding in a hot air baloon basket. Killed during an ascention in 1819. Artist unknown. French aeronaut and the wife of ballooning pioneer Jean-Pierre Blanchard, 25 March 1778 – 6 July 1819.

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Sophie Blanchard riding in a hot air baloon basket. Killed during an ascention in 1819. Artist unknown. French aeronaut and the wife of ballooning pioneer Jean-Pierre Blanchard, 25 March 1778 – 6 July 1819.
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Image ID: ERGJDN
Sophie Blanchard riding in a hot air baloon basket. Killed during an ascention in 1819. Artist unknown. French aeronaut and the wife of ballooning pioneer Jean-Pierre Blanchard, 25 March 1778 – 6 July 1819.