Ascending and Decending or Balloon & Dragoon, A scene at Portobello Barracks June 27th 1822

Satirical Print
early 19th century (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Caricature depicting a crown cheering a man ascending in a balloon and laughing at an army officer falling head first from his horse. Lettered with title.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etching, coloured by hand
Brief Description
Print by unknown artist
Physical Description
Caricature depicting a crown cheering a man ascending in a balloon and laughing at an army officer falling head first from his horse. Lettered with title.
Dimensions
  • Height: 24.45cm
  • Width: 34.29cm
Marks and Inscriptions
(Lettered with title)
Credit line
Given by Mr. Geoffrey A. Whittall
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963
Collection
Accession Number
E.478-1955

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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