Balloon event, Charles Green, Stowmarket
Charles Green ballooning poster, advertising his 413rd ascent, from the Vicarage Grounds, Stowmarket in his Royal Victoria Balloon. Also an Aerial Clown will ascend from the grounds, standing nearly 18 feet in height. With a band, excursion trains laid on from nearby locations, and fireworks.
6 July 1849
© The Royal Aeronautical Society (National Aerospace Library)/Mary Evans
Royal Gardens, Vauxhall... grand illumination gala of 45, 40
Royal Gardens, Vauxhall... grand illumination gala of 45, 400 lamps!! and day and night fete. Mr. Green will ascend, for the 283rd time, in his balloon... Text-only broadside announcing a balloon ascension by Charles Green from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, England, on Monday, September 5th, 1842. Text also describes concerts and other activities taking place on the day of the festival including fireworks. Date 1842
© Mary Evans / Library of Congress