The Vauxhall Royal Balloon. First Ascent from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, Friday, Sepr. 9th 1836


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


Print, Lithograph on Paper, Uncolored


  • Mat: 40.5 × 33cm (15 15/16 in. × 13 in.)
  • Unmatted: 34.8 × 22.4cm (13 11/16 × 8 13/16 in.)

Physical Description

  • Uncolored lithograph of The Vauxhall Royal Balloon during its first ascent from the Vauxhall Royal Gardens on September 9, 1836. The balloon is shown aloft against a blank background with figures in the gondola.
  • 'Drawn by E.W. Cocks. S Parmenter Lith. 47 Brook St. Lambeth. Published by the Proprietors of Vauxhall, (The only Authentic Copy.)'


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