Printed catalogue relating to the Aeronautical Society's first exhibition
- part of archive:
- Penn-Gaskell collection of aeronautical posters and handbills
- Royal Aeronautical Society
This exhibition, 'preparatory to an exhibition upon a large scale in 1869', took place at Crystal Palace 25 Jun-3 Jul, and included light engines and machines, models and drawings, kites, mortar, etc. The balloon 'Captif' would make ascents to 1000 feet. 'James Glaisher, F.R.S., will ascend during the nine days for meteorological purposes'.