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Mr. Green's Balloon as it appeared before he ascended, April, 1827-- at White Conduit Gardens
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Pencil sketch of Mr. Green's balloon before ascension at the White Conduit Gardens in April 1827. Image shows the balloon floating slightly above the ground, but held down by tethers and weights. Two figures are in the gondola, and a small crowd is around the balloon.