Punch,  59 (1870), 221.

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Aeronautics, Gender, Amusement

    Shows two ladies dressed for a ball, conversing outside the ballroom. Augusta compliments Ada on her 'sweet head-dress' and asks where she bought it. Ada replies: 'It's quite new dear. It only arrived to-day from Paris in a balloon, or by balloon-post'.

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