Thaddeus Lowe and Clovis at a Union Army encampment with Ballooning signal flags during the United States Civil War.
A pair of binoculars owned and used by Thaddeus Lowe in association with his ballooning.
A Civil War-era portrait of Thaddeus S. C. Lowe by famed American war photographer Matthew Brady.
Thaddeus Lowe’s ballooning crew inflates a balloon using equipment depicted at the left of the image.
Thaddeus Lowe’s Union Army Balloon Corps poses some time during the Civil War with an inflated balloon and observation basket near an unidentified battlefield. The second image is a portrait of Thaddeus Lowe and his horse at a Union Army encampment. Images from the National Air and Space Museum Collection.
A Matthew Brady image of Thaddeus Lowe’s Union Army balloon camp at Gaine’s Hill, Virginia.