Handbill advertising a balloon race and Grand Fete Champetre, 9 August 1836.

Handbill advertising a balloon race and Grand Fete Champetre, 9 August 1836.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Description

A printed handbill advertising a balloon race between Mr and Mrs Green (probably the celebrated English aeronaut Charles Green and his wife) and Mr and Mrs W Green from the Royal Gardens in Vauxhall, London on Tuesday 9 August 1836. This double ascent was accompanied by a concert, ballet and theatre shows, a tight rope performance and military bands. Admision cost one shilling. Dimensions: 155mm x 193mm.

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