Satirical ballooning sketch, 1820-1838.
© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library
Hand-coloured etching by J W Zinkle, after Cajetan, satirising European balloon flights, customs and social attitudes. The image shows the English aeronaut Charles Green (1785-1870) and his company arriving in the Antipodes and being greeted by the native people. Published in Vienna for 'Satyriches Bild', 1820-1838. Dimensions: 200mm x 255mm.