Acrostic, on a celebrated aeronaut: 1837
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Acrostic, on a celebrated aeronaut: 1837

J.W. Peel

© Museum of London

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A Poem relating to the aerial ascent of the aeronaut Margaret Graham from Surrey Zoological Gardens on April 27th 1837. The poem is by George Fox who witnessed the ascent, undertaken by Graham, her husband and Capt. Currie in honour of the Queen's birthday. The first letter of each line vertically spells the name 'Margaret Graham'.




1837 AD - 1837 AD

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