To The Worshipful the Mayor & Corporation of the City of Bristol. This Print, (of the Perilous Situation of Messrs. Sadler & Clayfield, who Afcended from Bristol on the 24th of Septr. 1810, at 20 Minutes past 1 O'Clock, and Descended in the Bristol Channe

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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.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Artist

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust

Medium

Print, Aquatint on Paper, Colored

Dimensions

  • 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 43.8 × 29.2cm (17 1/4 × 11 1/2 in.)
  • 2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 53.3cm × 39.4cm × 3.8cm (21 × 15 1/2 × 1 1/2 in.)

Date

April 29, 1811

Physical Description

  • Colored aquatint of Mr. Sadler and Mr. Clayfield's inadvertent descent into the Bristol Channel on September 24, 1810. The gondola of the balloon is shown in the water, and a rowboat is coming to their rescue. This print is dedicated to the Mayor and Corporation of the City of Bristol.
  • 'Drawn by E.M. Jones. Publifhed April 29th, 1811, by E.M. Jones, No. 32 Little Newport Street Newport Market.'

Type

ART-Prints, Original

Inventory Number

A20140714000

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