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Uncolored etching with five ballooning scenes. 1. shows Montgolfier's balloon aloft. 2. shows Blanchard's balloon aloft. 3. shows Charles and Robert's first small balloon flown on the Champ de Mars being inflated with gas. 4. shows Lunardi's balloon on the ground still attached to the gas barrels. 5. shows Thomas Baldwin's view of Chester from Lunardi's balloon. Each scene has a number which corresponds to the title at the bottom of the page. 'Published as the Act directs, Jany. 16th, 1796, by J. Wilkes.' 'Barber sculp.'
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