Filename
070301
Source
L.R.301.h.3, 38b
Title of Work
A collection of broadsides, cuttings from newspape
Shelfmark
L.R.301.h.3
Author
Artist/creator
Place and date of production
1780?-1810?
Language
English
Credit
© The British Library Board
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Count Francesco Zambeccari, Sir Edward Vernon and Miss Grice in a hot air balloon at Tottenham Court Road, on March 23rd 1785.

L.R.301.h.3, 38b

Count Zambeccari's balloon. Which was to have taken up himself, Rear Admiral Sir Edward Vernon and Miss Grice, from Tottenham Court Road, but not having had time to fill the balloon sufficiently, Miss Grice, was obliged to get out: after this it ascended with Sir Edward and the Count, about 4 o'clock and descended near Horsham in Sussex, 36 miles distant in one hour, March 23rd 1785. Image taken from A collection of broadsides, cuttings from newspapers, engravings, etc., of various dates, formed by Miss S. S. Banks. Bound in nine volumes. Originally published/produced in 1780?-1810?.

070301

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