Punch,  12 (1847), 63.

Punch Balloons



Essay, Drollery


Aeronautics, Invention, Periodicals

    Describes Punch's plans to construct a balloon that will assist the 'Punchillization of our fellow-men'. Presents suggestions from the notorious inventor, David B Reid, regarding the most suitable material and descent mechanism for the balloons.

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