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The Parachute of Fauste Veranzio, 1617, (1932). Creator: Unknown.

The Parachute of Fauste Veranzio, 1617, (1932).  Creator: Unknown.

2-702-065 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

The Parachute of Fauste Veranzio, 1617, (1932). The inventor Fauste Veranzio (Faust Vrancic) developed a parachute after studying Leonardo da Vinci's sketches of one. He tested it by jumping from a tower in Venice. From "Die Eroberung Der Luft", (The Conquest of the Air), cigarette card album produced by the Garbáty cigarette factory, 1932. Eugene and Moritz Garbáty, who were Jewish, were driven out of business by the Nazis in the late 1930s, and forced to sell their factory which lay empty for over 70 years. [Garbaty Cigarettenfabrik, Berlin-Pankow, 1932]


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  1. 0580062221
  1. 2-702-065
  1. 2702065

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5592x3610
File Size : 59142kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
Subject
  1. Fauste Veranzio: Dalmatian, active in Venice: humanist, philosopher, historian, lexicographer, inventor
People Related
  1. Josef Garbáty: German, Belarusian: Tobacco manufacturer
  2. Eugene Garbáty: German: Tobocco manufacturer, art collector
  3. Moritz Garbáty: German: tobacco manufacturer
Picture Type
  1. Cigarette card

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