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Title Balloonist print - "Mrs. Sage, The first Female Aerial Traveller Ascended from St. George's Fields June 29, 1785" and "Mr. Biggin, a favorite English Aerial Traveller Ascended from St. George's Fields June 29, 1785"
Collection Lang Collection
Object Name Print
Caption Mrs. Sage and Mr. Biggin
Scope & Content Black and white print - "Mrs. Sage, The first Female Aerial Traveller Ascended from St. George's Fields June 29, 1785." "Mr. Biggin, a favorite English Aerial Traveller Ascended from St. George's Fields June 29, 1785." "Thornton sculp."
7 5/16" W x 4 5/8" H

This print features ¾ (head-and-shoulders) portraits of both Mrs. Sage and Mr. Biggin. Their faces are slightly turned toward each other. They are both dressed well: Mr. Biggin in a bowler hat, cravat, and coat, and Mrs. Sage in a shawl and hat with two feathers.
Accession# 2010G1076
Object ID 2010G1076.05
Imagefile 005\2010G107605.JPG