English Channel balloon crossing, 1785

English Channel balloon crossing, 1785

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Caption: English Channel balloon crossing. French balloonist Jean-Pierre Blanchard (1753-1809) and US surgeon John Jefferies (1745-1819) arriving in Calais, France, after crossing the English Channel in a hot air balloon on 7 January 1785.

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