The first ascent in a hydrogen gas filled

The first ascent in a hydrogen gas filled

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Caption: The first ascent in a hydrogen gas filled balloon, in 1783, by Jacques Charles and Nicolas-Louis Robert, The first ascent in a hydrogen gas filled balloon, in 1783, by Jacques Charles and Aine Robert, beginning from the Tuileries and ending twenty-seven miles away in the town of Nesle. Duration of flight being stated as one hour forty minutes. 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 in 1780-1810.

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