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Choose from 71 pictures in our Pancras collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Featured Print

Garnerin balloon with parachute

Garnerin's balloon with a parachute below, and a French flag waved from the cage. He ascended from North Audley Street, landing 10 minutes later in the parachute near St Pancras Church -- claimed to be the first parachute descent in England.
21 September 1802

© The Royal Aeronautical Society (National Aerospace Library)/Mary Evans

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Cartoon, The Cow Pock

Cartoon, The Cow Pock, or, the Wonderful Effects of the New Inoculation! by James Gillray. Depicting a scene at the Smallpox and Inoculation Hospital, St Pancras, London, with a cowpox vaccine being administered to an apprehensive woman, and cow shapes emerging from different parts of people's bodies. There was controversy over this new treatment being used against the dreaded smallpox, with fears that bovine features might result. The doctor depicted could represent either Edward Jenner or another medical man, George Pearson. Date: 1802

© The Sharp Illustration Collection / Mary Evans Picture Library

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Garnerin's balloons

Five illustrations of 'An exact representation of M. Garnerin's Balloons with an accurate view of the ascent and descent of the parachute'. Top left: ascended from Ranelagh, 28 June 1802, passengers Garnerin and Snowden, landed 45 minutes later near Colchester, Essex. Bottom left: ascended from Lord's Cricket Ground, 5 July 1802, passengers Garnerin and Locker, landed 15 minutes later at Chingford Green, Essex. Centre: ascended from North Audley Street, 21 September 1802, passenger Garnerin, landed 10 minutes later in a parachute near St Pancras Church -- claimed to be the first parachute descent in England. Top right: ascended from Vauxhall Gardens, 3 August 1802, passengers Garnerin, Madame Garnerin and Glassford, a cat descended by parachute partway through the journey, and the balloon landed on Hampstead Hill 62 minutes after takeoff. Bottom right: ascended from Sydney Gardens, Bath, 7 September 1802, passengers Garnerin and Glassford, landed 110 minutes later near Mells Park, 16 miles from Bath. The maximum height reached was 10, 000 feet on 28 June.
1802

© The Royal Aeronautical Society (National Aerospace Library)/Mary Evans