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Flight Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 30 pictures in our Flight collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Balloonists CVS01_01_023 Featured Print

Balloonists CVS01_01_023

Tales of balloon flight. Intrepid balloonists Cecil Shadbolt (left) and 'Captain' William Dale (right) posed in the basket of a gas balloon. Shadbolt's camera can be seen, attached to the side of the basket. On 29th June 1892, Shadbolt and Dale were involved in a tragic balloon accident at Crystal Palace. Dale was killed and Shadbolt died of his injuries soon afterwards. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1892.

© Historic England

ballooning CVS01_01_039 Featured Print

ballooning CVS01_01_039

A hand-coloured lantern slide showing Shadbolt's balloon 'Reliance', and a second balloon preparing to take off from the grounds of Alexandra Palace, with large crowds watching the event. Shadbolt flew in 'Reliance' from Alexandra Palace on 29th May 1882 when he took his first aerial photographs; this image may record this event. From the Cecil Victor Shadbolt collection of lantern slides dating from 1882-1885.

© Historic England