Balloon Ascent Of James Sadler In Oxford In 1810
Shows a hot air balloon rising up over Oxford with the first flying Englishman. Titled "Ascent of James Sadler at Oxford in 1810.
He “ascended into the atmosphere” from Christ Church meadow in Oxford, rose to about 1000m high in his flying contraption, flew for half an hour and landed 6 miles later. He was ‘sole projector, architect, workman and chymist’ in all his flying experiments.
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