Ascent of a Hot Air Balloon


Fine print of the ascent of a hot air balloon London vintage engraving 1864 printed onto fine art paper with archival inks P5288


💙 Fine print of the ascent of hot air balloon in 1847 in London
💙 The ascent of hydrogen and hot-air balloons was a popular attraction at London’s pleasure gardens during the 19th century. This shows crowds at Chelsea’s Cremorne Gardens in July 1864 watching the ascent of Eugène Godard’s giant balloon ‘The Eagle’. The French balloonist Eugène Godard (1827-1890) made his first balloon flight in 1847 in a balloon he made himself and went on to have a long career as a balloonist,
💙 Printed on fine art paper ready to frame
🇺🇸 Printed and shipped in the US
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Premium Archival Matte Fine Art Paper: a smooth, neutral-white, matte paper.


a Bright White Heavy Textured Matte Fine Art Paper

a 100% cotton rag inkjet paper with a bright white, textured surface with an extremely-high colour gamut.

This surface replicates that of traditional watercolour artist papers.

An image from the original Victorian Engraving, cleaned and resized, printed at our production partner in USA. No matter which size you choose, clarity is retained.

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