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Satirical ballooning sketch, 1820-1838.

Zinkle, J W

Satirical ballooning sketch, 1820-1838.
3 3 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm


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.

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