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James Sadler setting off on the proposed first crossing of the Irish Sea from Dublin by hot-air balloon, 1812. Watercolour.


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Credit: James Sadler setting off on the proposed first crossing of the Irish Sea from Dublin by hot-air balloon, 1812. Watercolour. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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The ascent occurred on 1 October 1812. The painting shows Sadler holding two flags

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Mr. Sadler over the Lighthouse Dublin. 1812.

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour ; image 35 x 24.1 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36358i

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  • English


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