Lot 857aRecord Balloon Flight - London to Weilburg in...

Auction Date: 27/02/2018 at 10:30 am



Record Balloon Flight - London to Weilburg in Nassau Aerial Voyage Engraving – taking place on 7th November 1836, depicts a consultation previous to the Aerial Voyage with the balloon in the background between W. Prideaux, J. Hollins, W. M. James, Robert Hollond, Charles Green and Thomas Monck Mason. Hollond was a sponsor of the 500 mile flight taken by Green and Monck Mason in the Vauxhall Gardens, London which set a record for balloon flight. Painted by J. Hollins A.R.A. engraved by J.H. Robinson framed measures 48xb 43cm approx. signs of foxing present – together with a French Journals dated 1889 entitled ‘The present and future of Aeronautique’ by M.G. Tissandier and more entitled ‘Aerostats et Aerostation Militaire’, plus an Aeronautics Print displaying types of Balloon (7)

Guide Price: £100.00 - £150.00

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