Item No: pdcc00165
Title: Balloon Ascension of Mademoiselle Delon, From Philadelphia.
Print and Picture Collection
Illustration shows a woman ascending in a balloon waving two American flags. The engraving identifies her only as Mademoiselle Delon. A well-dressed crowd is enjoying the spectacle as the balloon lifts off from a fenced yard.
From Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion, 1851 / Volume 1, Number 7, Saturday, August 16, 1851,
A917.481 P536 v.3
Worcester & Pierce - Engraver
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler