Voyage a la Lune T-Shirt


IMAGE: French cartoon from around 1865 showing a man riding on a bicycle-like flying machine while looking through a telescope attached to the front. Two balloons, “Veloc[ipedes]” and “Domanie,” are attached at the front and rear as are propeller-like wheels. Fantasies about travelling to the moon were rife throughout French culture around this time, with Jules Verne publishing De la Terre à la Lune in 1865, a novel about attempts to build an enormous space cannon and launch three people to the moon, a slightly more intense journey one would imagine than that would be undertaken by our balloon-powered pedalling man pictured here.

T-SHIRT: Made in the U.S.A, sweat-shop free, American Apparel unisex T-Shirt. Medium weight and extremely soft, made from 100% fine jersey combed cotton. Available in a wide range of different sizes – prices starting from around $30/€28/£19.

HOW DO I BUY?: Select your country below to buy through your local Zazzle store and so benefit from better postage costs, delivery times, and minimal taxes.* If your country is not listed, fear not, you can shop via any of the other sites (for E.U., the U.K. site is recommended, for everyone else the U.S.), but be aware of the small possibility of extra costs relating to customs duty. Once on the Zazzle site, if not signed up with them already, a very simple registration will be necessary before completing the final purchase.


* In the case of T-Shirts, for some mysterious reason, the prices given by Zazzle for their euro currency stores are a little more expensive than their U.K. equivalent in pounds sterling (by about 5 euro). For those in the Eurozone it is is therefore a little cheaper to buy through the U.K. store! Postage is the same.

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