Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, Grand Day Féte, on Monday, the 24th of July, 1837. Extraordinary Novelty and Combined Attraction! Ascent in the Royal Nassau Balloon by Mr. Green, and Descent in a Newly-Invented Parachute, by Mr. Cocking.

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Date

c.1837

Inventory Number

A20140477000

Physical Description

Broadside poster advertising Mr. Green's ascent in the Royal Nassau Balloon, and what turned out to be the fatal descent by Mr. Cocking in a new parachute, on July 24, 1837 at Vauxhall Gardens. No images on the poster. Text in blue and red ink.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Broadside Poster

Dimensions

  • Mat: 54.5 × 35.6cm (21 7/16 in. × 14 in.)
  • Unmatted: 42.1 × 24.8cm (16 9/16 × 9 3/4 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

ART-Posters, Original Art Quality

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