Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. The most Extraordinary Novelty!
Balne, Giles, -1838
Broadside advertising the ascent of Mr. Green with Mr. Van Amburgh and a Bengal tiger, to be made from Vauxhall Gardens on September 27, 1838. Accompanying entertainments announced include a military band, a dramatic piece, Michael Boai, a panorama, dioramic pictures and fireworks. A handwritten note at the bottom of the page reads, "Van Amberg did not ascend with the tiger - the magistrate prohibited the exhibition."For more information about this item, visit https://archivesspace.mit.edu/repositories/2/digital_objects/454
Theater, Balloonists, Broadsides, Bands (Music), Tiger, Balloon ascensions, Fireworks, Green, Charles, 1785-1870, Van Amburgh, I. A. (Isaac A.), 1808-1865