Balloon designed by Montgolfier

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the ascent of a Montgolfier-designed balloon in 1784. A large crowd watches as the balloon rises from an arena; two passengers, equipped with paddles to steer it,  sit in a boat-shaped basket. The quality of this image is acceptable, but not perfect, as it has been scanned from a small original. 

#Picture Number ST17


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