A poster for a balloon race at the Royal Gardens; 1836
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A poster announcing a balloon race to be held at the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall on August 2nd 1836. The race was to take place between two balloons, one containing Mr & Mrs Green, the other containing Mr W. & Mrs W Green. Also taking place on this day would be other amusements or entertainments including a vocal & instrumental concert, a performance by the Ravel family and a performance by Monsieur Javelie the tight rope dancer.
1836 AD - 1836 AD