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Colored aquatint with five images of M. Garnerin's balloons in flight: Top left: Ascent from Ranelagh on June 28, 1802. Bottom Left: Ascent from Lord's Cricket Ground, Marylebone on July 5, 1802. Center: Ascent with parachute from St. Geroge's Parade, North Audley Street on September 21, 1802. Also shows descent of parachute. Top Right: Ascent from Vauxhall gardens on August 3, 1802. Bottom Right: Ascent from Sydney Gardens, Bath on September 7, 1802. 'G. Fox Delint. Published Novr. 30 1802, by G. Fox, No. 13, Charlton Street, Fitzroy Squares. H. Merke Sculpt.'
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