Mr. Hampton's safety parachute: 1839
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Mr. Hampton's Safety Parachute in which he made his first descent from the Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham Oct 3rd 1838 and the second descent from the Baron de Berengers Cremorne House, Chelsea, Thursday June 13th 1839'. View of the balloon, named 'Albion' rising and falling in sequence.
1839 AD - 1839 AD