Jump to navigation
The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
A View of the Balloon of Mr. Sadler's Ascending
A view of the balloon of Mr. Sadler's ascending with him and Captain Paget of the Royal Navy from the gardens of the Mermaid Tavern at Huckney on Monday Aug. 12, 1811. The balloon ascended at 3 o'clock in the afternoon and descended safe near Tilbury Fort in Essex at 20 minutes past four.'
Du Pont, Lammot, 1909-1964
Hot air balloons
1 print : hand-colored engraving
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Lammot du Pont, Jr. aeronautical collection (Accession 1971.MSS.0676)
DF box 24
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lammot du Pont, Jr. aeronautical collection (Accession 1971.MSS.0676), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Access to this item is provided for educational and research purposes only. The user assumes responsibility for obtaining permission from the copyright holder to publish or distribute this image. If you would like more information, please contact email@example.com