Colored etching of Mr. James Sadler (February 1753–28 March 1828) in the gondola of his balloon crossing the Irish Channel from Dublin to England, October 1, 1812. Scene shows the balloon aloft over water and a lighthouse with Mr. Sadler holding two flags. "Erin go Bragh" is written on the gondola. Forced down in the water, he almost drowned before being rescued.
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