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From clouds to earth with a parachute


Allegany County, Maryland, Centennial Celebration, 1889 Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



FROM CLOUDS TO EARTH WITH A PARACHUTE

ON THE WAY DOWN

AN EXHIBITION OF SCIENCE, SKILL AND NERVE!

By the Eminent Aerial Artists, PROFS HUNT AND PRICE. Leaping from a flying balloon, with a closed parachute, when more than 5,000 feet high, and descending to the Earth. The most wonderful and daring feat performed by living man, and performed ONLY by these artists. When one makes the Leap, the Ascension is under the Personal Supervision of the other.

ALLEGANY COUNTY CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
At Cumberland, Md., September 23rd, 24th and 25th, 1889
Balloon Ascension and Parachute Leap on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 24th and 25th, 1889

DON'T FORGET THE DAY.




ID:
accc088

Creator:
The Legal and Commercial Publishing Company, 88 Seneca Steet, Cleveland, Ohio

Rights:
Allegany County Public Library

Notes:
Prof Price's name is crossed out on the poster, and his picture torn off on the top right corner. What happened to Prof. Price is unknown.

The poster was found badly damaged in the trunk. This image was made after it was restored by Maria Pukownik, of MP Fine Art and Paper Conservation, Ortanna, PA.

Date:
1889

Collection Location:
Allegany County Public Library

Original Size:
112 x 71 cms

Subject:
Allegany County (Md.)--History.

Coverage:
Allegany County (Md.), 1889.

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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