Mr. Lunardi ascending

Mr. Lunardi ascending

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Caption: Lunardi ascending with the balloon from the Artilary Ground in Moorfields Sep. 15; 1784 in the presence of 150, 000 spectators, the size of the balloon is 33 feet diameter weight 200 1/4 & 14lb. The first ascent in England of an aeronaut, from the grounds of the Honorable Artillery Company in London on September 15, 1784. 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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