Grand aerostatic ascent…

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Broadside advertising an ascent by Sieur Krous involving balloons in the form of Henry IV of France and “a number of wild animals”, which would perform an “aerial chace, or hunt in the air”.


  • Title: Grand aerostatic ascent. The nobility, gentry, and the public are most respectfully informed that the Sieur Krous, having at length succeeded in obtaining a ground for the above experiment, it will positively take place on Monday, July 3, 1815, at the Angel Gardens, Lambeth Walk, (late Chapman’s) near Vauxhall. …
  • Publication: London : W. Glindon, Rupert-Street, Haymarket, 1815.

Catalog Record

File 53 K93 815

Acquired January 2023

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