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Illustration of Mr. Blondin's first ascent at the Crystal Palace: 1861

Illustration of Mr. Blondin's first ascent at the Crystal Palace: 1861
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 23cm x 22cm

Full image caption

Mr. Blondin's first ascent at the Crystal Palace. Illustration featuring in the Illustrated Times dated June the 8th 1861. First paragraph of the article reads: " On Saturday afternoon Mr. Blondin's made his first appearance before an English audience on a rope stretched along the top of the Crystal Palace tranpset, nearly 200 feet from the ground". This illustration is part of a group of illustrations bound on the Volume one, page 158 of the Broth album: 'Pleasure gardens of South London I'.

Image Details

Date
 
1861 AD - 1861 AD
Image Number
 
000622

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