1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight

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Title
1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight
Collection

Benjamin K. Miller collection of United States stamps

Dropped from the New York World's balloon, on its trans-continental trip.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1887-06-18
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Genres
Postage stamps
Postage stamps
Notes
Content: Message dropped from New York World balloon on trip from Saint Louis to New York
Physical Description
Extent: Paper ink
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b8359010-c629-012f-2b3f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1887: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1887-06-18. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-ae36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-ae36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. (1887-06-18). 1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-ae36-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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1887 leaflet dropped from balloon flight