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Brady & Co. (Washington, D.C.)E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)
Prof. Lowe replenishing the Balloon from the Balloon Constitution
Civil War stereographs, 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society
[June 1862], published later
Photographic war history. The war for the Union.
Stereograph: Hot-air balloon Intrepid being refilled with air in a field. Inscription on verso 'Battle of Fair Oaks'
Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt Lowe (August 20, 1832-January 16, 1913) An American Civil War aeronaut, scientist and inventor who is the father of military aerial reconnaissance in the United States. Used balloon to gather intelligence for the Union Army during the Peninsula Campaign.
Lowe, T. S. C. (Thaddeus Sobieski Coulincourt), 1832-1913--PhotographsFair Oaks, Battle of, Va., 1862--PhotographsBalloon ascensions--PhotographsUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--PhotographsAeronautics, Military--PhotographsVirginia--Photographs
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