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Technical Report - Count Von Zeppelin's Dirigible Air Ship, 1901 Document Reg. No: HT 28168

A summary technical report on the first rigid airship built at Lake Constance by Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin. It is an extract from the Smithsonian Report for 1899, pp563-565. This copy was originally received by the Melbourne Observatory and held as part of the Observatory library.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria Education Service
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 240 mm (Height), 155 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: airships
Themes this item is part of: Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872, Engineering Collection, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Airships
Tertiary Classification: illustrations - rigid airships
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, United States of America, 1901
Past Owner: Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne, Australia, 1901-1947

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