A balloon in danger at sea

A balloon in danger at sea

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Caption: A balloon in danger at sea. Major John Money, after taking off from Ranelagh, near Norwich, was blown out to over the North sea, and ditched at night, The perilous situation of Major Money, with the balloon, on the sea in the night of the 23rd of July 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 in 1780?-1810?.

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