This captivating illustration of the Columbiad, a bullet-shaped projectile, passing the moon on a cloudy night sky, by Emile Antoine Bayard, is now available as a print. The illustration is from Jules Verne's From the Earth to the Moon (1877), one of the earliest science fiction novels. A copy of this book is held in the British Library's archives.
12511.eee.36.(2), plate 1.
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