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Lunardi and Mrs Sage

Slide 2 of The conquest of the air: chapter I -- balloons (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1910)

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John Francis Schley Collection – reproduced by permission.
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creator of source image(s): RIGAUD, John Francis  (1742-1810)

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height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
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transfer, on glass substrate
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LUNARDI, Vincenzo  (1759-1806)

SAGE, Mrs Letitia  (fl. 1780s)

BIGGIN, George  (fl. 1780s)

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The slide is based on the painting 'Captain Vincenzo Lunardi with his Assistant George Biggin, and Mrs Letitia Anne Sage, in a Balloon' (1785) by John Francis Rigaud, now in the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection.

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Lucerna ID  5058128

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