The first ascent of the Great Montgolfier Balloon, on Her Majesties Birth-day, May 24th
Clipping from an article about the Great Montgolfier balloon scheduled to ascend from the Surrey Zoological Gardens in London on Queen Victoria's birthday in May 1838. Contains a description of the balloon and a short history of "fire balloons."For more information about this item, visit https://archivesspace.mit.edu/repositories/2/digital_objects/672
Balloon ascensions, Ballooning, Balloons -- History, hot-air balloons, Balloons (aircraft), Zambeccari, Francesco, 1752-1812, Blanchard, Jean-Pierre, 1753-1809, Jeffries, John, 1745-1819, Robert, M. N. (Marie-Noël), 1761-1826, Charles, Jacques Alexandre César, 1746-1823, Montgolfier, Joseph-Michel, 1740-1810, Montgolfier, Jacques-Etienne, 1745-1799, Lunardi, Vincent, 1759-1806, Black, Joseph, 1728-1799, Cavendish, Henry, 1731-1810
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