'Captive Ascension', c 1850.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
A printed handbill advertising captive flights in a balloon from '42, Avenue de Suffren' in France. The ascents take place every day between the hours of one and five o'clock. The entry price is one franc and to take part in a captive ascent costs a further 20 francs. Free flights are also available upon request by contacting the administration headquarters directly. Dimensions: 278mm x 220mm.