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Title: 1976F555 Balloon Ascent by Mr Sadler
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Balloon Ascent by Mr Sadler, 1823
(Mr Sadler's Ascension from the Crescent, 13th October 1823)
Japanned Tin Tray
* Souvenir of balloon flight event in October 1823. Launched from the canal side Crescent in Birmingham, the coal gas-powered flight was piloted by Windham Sadler, son of England's first balloonist, James Sadler.

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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Transport
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Metal
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Birmingham history
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Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, 1976.