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
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Eiger Ascent 1938
A report of the succesful ascent of the north face of the Eiger by an Austro-German expedition - Heckmeier and Vorg from Munich and Kasparek and Harrer from Vienna. As well as portraits of the four men, the feature includes three images of Kasparek climbing; some of the equipment used; and a picture of Harrer cooking.
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Mr. Cocking's Parachute
Poster for The Casket July 29 1837 advertising A History of Parachutes recording a full description of Mr. Cocking's Parachute, and of its Ascent, and all the Particulars of its Disastrous Descent, and Mr. Charles Green's Account of the Voyage and many facts relative to Mr. Cocking not published before. Date: 1837
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