The Latest Sensation is the Sailing Balloon at Cremorne
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Biographical / Historical
M. Delamarne developed his steerable dirigible, "L'Esperance," and exhibited it throughout the month of August, 1865 at Cremorne Gardens. The balloon was destroyed by fire during the Aeronautical Exhibition of 1868.
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Existence and Location of Originals
31.6 x 13.1 cm
Broadside detailing the first ascent of Delamarne's dirigible, 'L’Esperance,' and announcing a second ascent to be made from Cremorne Gardens on August 7, 1865.
Sources used for Biographical/Historical note
Hodgson, J.E., History of Aeronautics in Great Britain (Oxford University Press, London, 1924), 317 n. 1.
- Airships Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ballet Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Balloons (aircraft) Subject Source: Thesaurus for Graphic Materials
- Balls (Parties) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Broadsides Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Cremorne Gardens (Organization : London, England) (Event place)
- Delamarne, M.
- fêtes Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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