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Decorative, painted metal serving tray featuring a scene of an 18th century ascension of an unmanned hot air balloon. The image shows the balloon aloft above a crowd and bonfire in a rural area. The scene is surrounded by a black and gold decorative leaf motif. The rest of the tray is painted black overall.
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Overall: 46.4 × 61 × 4.1cm (18 1/4 × 24 × 1 5/8 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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