Total Destruction

Made:
1838 in London
Total Destruction of the Great Montgolfier Balloon and riot in the Surry [ie Surrey] Zoological Gardens May 24th 1838.

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Total Destruction of the Great Montgolfier Balloon and riot in the Surry [ie Surrey] Zoological Gardens May 24th 1838.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

print, lithograph, handcol, Total Destruction of the Great Montgolfier Balloon and riot in the Surry [ie Surrey] Zoological Gardens May 24th 1838. Image 17.5x26.5cm, sheet 23.4x26.5cm. Depicting J W Hoar's balloon 'Queen's Royal Aerostat' designed for flight on Queen Victoria's birthday, failed and was destroyed by mob

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Category:
Art
Identifier:
2000-130
type:
print
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Bonhams