Reynold's Miscellany, August
- Creation: 1863 August 26
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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
2 pages; 27.6 x 20.9 cm
Article from Reynold's Miscellany about M. Delamarne’s ascents from Cremorne Gardens in his dirigible, “L’esperance” on August 2 and 7, 1863. An accompanying illustration shows the balloon ascended over a crowd in a clearing.
Sources used for Biographical/Historical note
Hodgson, J.E., History of Aeronautics in Great Britain (Oxford University Press, London, 1924), 317 n. 1.
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