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Last NameSpelterini    
Given NameEduard    
alt. NamesE S. ; Eduard Schweizer / mid-1870s alias Captain Spelterini ;    
MarriageEmma Karpf (1887-1963) in 1914, later Mrs. Duruz    
Children    
Year born1852 Bazenheid, St. Gallen, Switzerland    
Year died1931    
Place of deathZipf / Vöcklabruck, Upper Austria    
Father's occupationinnkeeper and brewer Sigmund Schweizer    
RelativesMaria Magdalene Sütterli (mother)    
Educationschooling in Lugano, opera singing in Milan & Paris, 1877 balloon pilot license from Académie d'Aérostation météorologique de France     
Country of ActivitySwitzerland    
Worked forgeol. Albert Heim ; J. Maurer: E Spelterini: Fahrt der "Wega" über Alpen und Jura 1899 ; Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin ; astronomer Émile Gautier (1822-1891) ; meteorologists ;    
Patronage    
Collaborators    
Techniquesaerial photography ; Lumière glass plate negatives    
Sample(s)    
Archival sourcesVerkehrshaus der Schweiz, Lucerne ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eduard_Spelterini    
Published sourcesKirchheimer 1982: 57;     
otherBallooning pioneer, balloon flights over Swiss Alps & Jura with Heim 1898 & Gautier c.1893, 1904 Egypt, 1911 South Africa; Mt. Vesuvius with scientists 1889/90 & 1895. Further Places of Activity: Austria, Egypt, and South Africa.     
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