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Slide set: The conquest of the air: chapter I -- balloons (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1910)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Montgolfier Balloon
Slide 2
Lunardi and Mrs Sage
Slide 3


no image available
Slide 4
The Balloon Post from Paris
Slide 5
Aloft
Slide 6
Gordon-Bennett Race
Slide 7
A Picnic in the Clouds
Slide 8


no image available
Main type of image
drawing / painting / print
Main usage of set
lecture
Date of first manufacture
1910
Reading or song

The conquest of the air: chapter I – balloons (London: W. Butcher & Sons, 1910)

Related slide set

continued by The conquest of the air: chapter II -- dirigibles (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1910)

People involved in slide production

RIGAUD, John Francis  (1742-1810) – creator of source image(s), slide 2

People appearing in slides

BIGGIN, George  (fl. 1780s) – slide 2

LUNARDI, Vincenzo  (1759-1806) – slide 2

SAGE, Mrs Letitia  (fl. 1780s) – slide 2

Collections

6 slides known to exist in private collection

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3000154

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 August 2016

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