M. Deutsch's Airship "La Ville de Paris"
The "La Ville de Paris" is the largest airship which has ever been built, being 201 feet long with a maximum diameter or 35 feet. It is the property of M. Deutsch de la Meurthe and was constructed by Mr. Edward Surcouf. The propelling power is a 70 h.p. Chenu motor, and a peculiarity of its construction are the eight supplementary gas envelopes fitted at the stern for purposes of steadiness.|
From the Darlene Thorne Collection