Punch,  11 (1846), 159.

The Last Balloon of the Season



Illustration, Drollery; News-Commentary, Drollery

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Aeronautics, Transport, Amusement

    Reports that although 'Nature has behaved very amiably to the aeronauts throughout the season', she 'threw a damp' upon the 'intimacy' between 'earth and air', and caused a thunder-storm during an attempted balloon ascent from Cremorne Gardens, the site of several spectacular balloon ascents. The illustration shows a hot air balloon and its passengers suffering a torrential rain storm.

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