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Framed print concerning the Magnificent Balloon “Herschel” ascent on 6 October 1827

It turns out that Mr Charles Brown was indisposed and so the ascent was undertaken by his younger brother, Roger. Details can be found in ‘Wakefield Then & Now’ by Michael J Rochford first published in Great Britain in 2016 by Pen & Sword History, Barnsley, UK.

Item Details

Size Frame size 165 x 240mm
Date 6 October 1827
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Ref no N506 Ep.Other20