Turning the Book Wheel
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9 of August, 2013

The ascent of Mrs. Graham with the Royal Victoria Balloon. August 9th, 1837. Now with movement! Relive that exciting time in air travel right here on our tumblr. From the second volume of William Upcott’s scrapbook of early aeronautica.


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Tags:  #gif  #balloon  #ascent  #royal victoria  #otd  #air travel  #book illustration  #hot air balloon  #black and white illustration

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