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October 1, 1803
Uncolored etching of diagrams of two types of balloons. The diagram on the left shows the inflation and ascension of a gas balloon. The diagram on the right shows the inflation apparatus and ascension of a hot air balloon. Each diagram is labeled with numbers and letters, but the corresponding key is not present.
'Published as the Act directs, Octr. 1, 1803, by Longman & Rees, Paternoster Row. Engraved by William Lowry.'
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Print, Etching on Paper, Uncolored
Mat (H x W): 27.9 × 35.6cm (11 × 14 in.)
Unmatted (H x W): 20 × 26.4cm (7 7/8 × 10 3/8 in.)
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