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Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon designs by Charles & Robert and Montgolfier

Balloon designs by Charles & Robert and Montgolfier
Balloon designs by Charles and Robert (1, 5) and the Montgolfier Brothers (2, 3, 4). No. 3 ascended from Versailles. No. 4 ascended from the Chateau de la Muette. No

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon descent, Beuvri near Bethune, France

Balloon descent, Beuvri near Bethune, France
View of the Plaine de Beuvri (or Beuvry) near the town of Bethune in Artois, north of Paris. Balloon descent by the Robert brothers and Colin Hullin near a windmill

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon ascent from Prairie de Nesle, northern France

Balloon ascent from Prairie de Nesle, northern France
Balloon ascent by M Charles from the Prairie de Nesle, northern France, where it had landed after taking off from the Tuileries Gardens, Paris, on 1 December 1783

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon descent, Chateau de Beuvri, France

Balloon descent, Chateau de Beuvri, France
Balloon descent by the Robert brothers and Colin Hullin in front of the Chateau de Beuvry, near Bethune. They had ascended from the Tuileries Gardens, Paris, earlier the same day

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon descent, Prairie de Nesle, France

Balloon descent, Prairie de Nesle, France
Balloon descent of Charles and Robert onto the Prairie de Nesle, northern France, surrounded by various witnesses, including an English gentleman, Mr Fares, who was the first to greet M Charles

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon ascent from the Tuilieries Gardens, Paris

Balloon ascent from the Tuilieries Gardens, Paris
Second balloon ascent, made from the Tuileries Gardens by Charles and Robert, watched by a crowd of spectators. 1 December 1783

Background imageGardens Collection: Air balloon of Charles and Robert, Paris

Air balloon of Charles and Robert, Paris
The air balloon of Charles and Robert, exhibited in Paris, from where they ascended from the Tuileries Gardens. 1 December 1783

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon ascent from Tuileries Gardens, Paris

Balloon ascent from Tuileries Gardens, Paris
A balloon which ascended from the Tuileries Gardens, Paris, on either 27 August or 1 December 1783. If on the earlier date, it may have been released without passengers, as a test run. 1783

Background imageGardens Collection: Vauxhall Royal Balloon ascent

Vauxhall Royal Balloon ascent
Vauxhall Royal Balloon, constructed by C Green, containing several people, ascending from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London. 9 September 1836

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon race, Green brothers

Balloon race, Green brothers
Scene during a balloon race between Charles Green and his brother, which began at the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London. Seen here is one balloon which has descended into slightly rough water

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon with parachute, tragic accident of Mr Cocking

Balloon with parachute, tragic accident of Mr Cocking
The Royal Vauxhall Nassau Balloon with Mr Cockings Parachute attached as they ascended from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall. At the bottom are two sketches of the release hook. 24 July 1837

Background imageGardens Collection: Ballooning celebration for Queen Victorias birthday

Ballooning celebration for Queen Victorias birthday
Front page of The Penny Satirist - A cheap substitute for a weekly Newspaper. Showing a large image of the Montgolfier balloon ascending from the Surrey Zoological Gardens with about ten people in

Background imageGardens Collection: Greens balloon ascent, Surrey Zoological Gardens

Greens balloon ascent, Surrey Zoological Gardens

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloons and ballooning scenes

Balloons and ballooning scenes

Background imageGardens Collection: Charles Green in the Coronation Balloon

Charles Green in the Coronation Balloon
An imaginary depiction of Charles Green on a horse, riding in the Coronation Balloon, in which he ascended from White Conduit Gardens, London. 13 August 1828

Background imageGardens Collection: Return of a balloon, Paris

Return of a balloon, Paris
The ceremonial return of a balloon to Paris, with various people of distinction. Charles and Robert made the ascent from the Tuileries Gardens the previous day. 2 December 1783

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon ascent on Queen Victorias birthday

Balloon ascent on Queen Victorias birthday

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon ascending with Sadler and Paget

Balloon ascending with Sadler and Paget
A balloon ascending with Mr Sadler and Captain Paget of the Royal Navy from the gardens of the Mermaid Tavern, Hackney, London, watched by a crowd of spectators. 12 August 1811

Background imageGardens Collection: Garnerins balloons

Garnerins balloons
Five illustrations of An exact representation of M. Garnerins Balloons with an accurate view of the ascent and descent of the parachute

Background imageGardens Collection: Balloon event, Green and Cocking

Balloon event, Green and Cocking

Background imageGardens Collection: Spectators of balloon ascent, Paris

Spectators of balloon ascent, Paris
Aux Amateurs de Physique, Vue d Optique. An image of chaos as spectators try to get over the wall without a ticket, to watch the balloon ascent of Messrs Charles

Background imageGardens Collection: Handbill for balloon race, Green brothers

Handbill for balloon race, Green brothers
Handbill advertising a balloon race between Charles Green and his brother in two balloons, taking place from the Royal Gardens, Vauxhall, London, to celebrate the Queens birthday. 13 August 1835

Background imageGardens Collection: Mr Grahams balloon ascent, Kew Bridge

Mr Grahams balloon ascent, Kew Bridge
Poster advertising Aerostation. Mr Grahams Sixteenth Ascent from the gardens of the Star & Garter Tavern, Kew Bridge, London. 4 April 1825

Background imageGardens Collection: Robert Brothers in balloon over the Tuileries, Paris

Robert Brothers in balloon over the Tuileries, Paris
The Robert Brothers and M. Collin-Hullin ascending in a large oval balloon from the Tuileries Gardens, Paris. 1784

Background imageGardens Collection: Airship, the Eagle, on display in London

Airship, the Eagle, on display in London
Engineering drawing of an airship, on display to the public at the Grounds of the Aeronautical Society, Victoria Road, opposite Kensington Gardens, London. With descriptive text below. 1835

Background imageGardens Collection: Florence from the Boboli Gardens, Italy

Florence from the Boboli Gardens, Italy
View of Florence from the Boboli Gardens, Italy. late 19th century

Background imageGardens Collection: Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens on Gala Night, 1804

Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens on Gala Night, 1804
Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. Merrymakers seen gathered around the illuminated band stand. Date: 1804

Background imageGardens Collection: Market garden produce

Market garden produce
A selection of market vegetables including artichokes, displayed in baskets in front of greenhouses and vegetable plots. Date: c.1930

Background imageGardens Collection: Eden Gardens, Calcutta (Kolkata), India

Eden Gardens, Calcutta (Kolkata), India. It is now used as a cricket ground. circa 1890s

Background imageGardens Collection: Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan

Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageGardens Collection: Gardens, Nikko, Japan

Gardens, Nikko, Japan

Background imageGardens Collection: Gardens in Kobe, Japan

Gardens in Kobe, Japan. circa 1890s

Background imageGardens Collection: London silhouettes

London silhouettes Date: 1914

Background imageGardens Collection: Cantonment Gardens, Rangoon, Burma (Myanmar)

Cantonment Gardens, Rangoon, Burma (Myanmar)
Cantonment Gardens, Rangoon (Yangon), Burma (Myanmar). circa 1890s

Background imageGardens Collection: Botanical Gardens, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India

Botanical Gardens, Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, India
Government Botanical Gardens, Ootacamund (Udhagamandalam, Ooty), Tamil Nadu state, India. circa 1890s

Background imageGardens Collection: Home Gardening magazine, January 1932

Home Gardening magazine, January 1932
Front cover of Home Gardening magazine featuring pictorial instructions for taking chrysanthemum cuttings. Date: 1932

Background imageGardens Collection: Home Gardening magazine, November 1932

Home Gardening magazine, November 1932
Front cover of Home Gardening magazine with an illustration suggesting pretty features to add your garden this autumn including a small pond with a heron statue, a bird house

Background imageGardens Collection: Home Gardening magazine, December 1931

Home Gardening magazine, December 1931
Front cover of Home Gardening magazine featuring an overhead view of a garden, with a recommended plan for laying it out with a lawn in the middle

Background imageGardens Collection: Eden Gardens, Calcutta, India

Eden Gardens, Calcutta, India. circa 1890s

Background imageGardens Collection: Home Gardening magazine, October 1928

Home Gardening magazine, October 1928
Front cover of Home Gardening magazine featuring a lady on plant up of bowl with bulbs. Advice on how to achieve good blooms and strong foliage is contained inside. Date: 1928

Background imageGardens Collection: Home Gardening magazine, August 1932

Home Gardening magazine, August 1932
Front cover of Home Gardening magazine featuring a display of Coonara poppies in differing hues. With heads as large as peonies, to ensure a vivid display in the summer

Background imageGardens Collection: Home Gardening magazine, September 1932

Home Gardening magazine, September 1932
Front cover of Home Gardening magazine advising readers to start planting their bulb bowls now in order to ensure a vibrant display of hyacinths indoors over winter. Date: 1932

Background imageGardens Collection: Home Gardening magazine, December 1932

Home Gardening magazine, December 1932
Front cover of Home Gardening magazine featuring a suggestion to build a rockery to add beauty to your garden. Make one now and it will be in full flower next year. Date: 1932

Background imageGardens Collection: Home Gardening magazine, September 1928

Home Gardening magazine, September 1928
Home Gardening magazine featuring a suggestion for the layout of a front garden the design of which was apparently specially prepared by one of the greatest authorities in the country

Background imageGardens Collection: Home Gardening magazine, September 1929

Home Gardening magazine, September 1929
Front cover of Home Gardening magazine featuring a young girl picking asters Iwhich, apparently, don t mind the dry summer) in a large garden. Date: 1929

Background imageGardens Collection: The Winter Gardens, Royal Hotel, Great Yarmouth

The Winter Gardens, Royal Hotel, Great Yarmouth
Scene inside The Winter Gardens of the Royal Hotel, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, showing elegant people sitting at tables. early 20th century

Background imageGardens Collection: Art Deco fountain

Art Deco fountain
Gorgeous stylised art deco illustration, part of chocolate box packaging design, featuring a perfectly symmetrical garden which has at its centre a vertiginous fountain. c.1925

Background imageGardens Collection: Scene in the Lounge, Prince of Wales Hotel, London

Scene in the Lounge, Prince of Wales Hotel, London
Scene in the Lounge of the Prince of Wales Hotel, De Vere Gardens, Kensington, London, with elegant people taking afternoon tea. early 20th century




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