Vauxhall gardens, Friday August 16th, Grand Night Ascent


Display Status:

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

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Broadside Poster


  • Mat (H x W): 50.8 × 40.6cm (20 × 16 in.)
  • Unmatted (H x W): 44.8 × 24.4cm (17 5/8 × 9 5/8 in.)

Country of Origin

Great Britain

Physical Description

  • Broadside poster advertising an event with a night balloon ascent by Charles Green and fireworks at Vauxhall Gardens. Most likely August 16, 1850. The center has an engraved image of a balloon and fireworks.
  • Printed in Great Britain by H. Green, 64, Blackman Street, Borough.


ART-Prints, Original

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