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Number 6 in series,
The large plate depicts a large hot air balloon with a panel describing the image.
Sept. 19 Robert and
Mullin, left Tuileries Garden,
Try to Guide the Balloon by some Parasols.
Reference: The name of the pattern comes from the first hot air ballooner. On the 21st November in 1784 a balloon made by two French brothers, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier was launched from the centre of Paris and flew for a period of 20 minutes: It was the birth of hot air ballooning.