The English Balloon: 1784

Paul Sandby

The English Balloon: 1784
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 31cm x 22cm

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Satire on ballooning with a verse written on the balloon face's hat. Sandby compared people's fascination with ballooning with madness. The scene is set directly in front of Bethlem Hospital. Aquatint.

Image Details

Artist/Photographer/Maker
 
Date
 
1784 AD - 1784 AD
Image Number
 
003773

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