Siege of Yorktown

Professor Lowe's balloon Intrepid

Black and white illustration from New York Illustrated News (May 24, 1862) of Professor Lowe's balloon, Intrepid, filled but tethered to the ground near Yorktown.

Caption: Professor Lowe's balloon Intrepid, harbored before Yorktown. From sketch by our special artist, A. Lumley. (See page 42 [for related story].)

Source: Illustration from New York Illustrated News, May 24, 1862, page 37.

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