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A View of the Grand Fete on Parker's Piece, Cambridge

 Digital Record
Identifier: VBI_000262


  • Creation: c. 1838


Conditions Governing Use

Access to the Theodore Newton Vail Collection of Aeronautical Images, Broadsides and Clippings is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to the Institute Archives. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection.

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Box 11

Physical Description

Art on Paper


31.8 x 49.5 cm

General Note

Lithograph showing an aerial view of the June 28, 1838 Grand Fete in Cambridge, celebrating Queen Victoria’s coronation. Mr. Green's balloon is in the sky over the buildings on the right side.

Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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