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'Descent of the Great Balloon', 1836.

Ducote, A

'Descent of the Great Balloon', 1836.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm


Coloured lithograph by A Ducotes showing ten men travelling in a hot-air balloon. Speech bubbles show the men's concerns about the rapid descent of the balloon, which appears to have developed a leak near the top. Published by T McLean of London, 22 October 1836. Dimensions: 240mm x 330mm.

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