M. Deutsch's Airship "La Ville de Paris"

M. Deutsch's Airship La Ville de Paris England Airships


Stock #: 773484
Type: Postcard
Country: England
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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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