Mr. Lunardi's new balloon

Mr. Lunardi's new balloon

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Caption: Lunardi's new balloon, ascending in 1785. Vincenzo Lunardi in his balloon, with paddles, An exact representation of Mr. Lunardi's new balloon as it ascended with himself 13 May 1785. The balloon was decorated with a Union Jack, in which manner he 'wished to express his respects and devotion to everything which the word British stands for'.

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