The King and Queen etc. viewing a balloon let off in a garden of Windsor Castle

Made:
1783 in London
maker:
James Basire
The King and Queen etc. viewing a balloon let off in a garden of Windsor Castle (prints; depictions; balloons; hot-air balloons) The King and Queen etc. viewing a balloon let off in a garden of Windsor Castle (prints; depictions; balloons; hot-air balloons)

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Print, coloured. Contemporary frame, black. The King and Queen etc. viewing a balloon let off in a garden of Windsor Castle. King George III, the Queen and company watching Argand's demonstration of a balloon at Windsor Castle, 26 November 1783. illustrating the first balloon experiments undertaken in England. Light size, 6 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1950-300/3
Measurements:
overall: 124 mm x 176 mm
type:
prints, depictions, balloons and hot-air balloons
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection