Trade card: Sparrow. - Bishopsgate, London, nd. . Engraving, on card; 7.5x5cm. Featuring balloon named SPARROW; inscription around top of balloon: Wholesale Ironmonger, Nail Manufacturer, Brassfounder, General Merchant & Exporter to all parts of the World. Aviators in gondola below balloon wave flags initialled respectively S and G. Isaac Earlysman Sparrow ascended in a balloon with the aeronaut Charles Green on 23 June 1823 in Oxford.
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