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Album or Scrapbook of Ballooning Prints, Compiled by F. W. Hope, Mostly 1783-1852

Inventory Number: 13002
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Persons: Frederick William Hope
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Brief Description: Album bound in quarter-vellum and marbled paper boards. A collection chiefly of prints and printed ephemera relating to ballooning, compiled by F. W. Hope, perhaps mainly in the 1830s, though the contents include much 18th-century material, and the main dated items span 1783-1852.

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Provenance: Transferred from the Hope Collection in 1941. F. W. Hope's zoological and print collections were given to Oxford University in 1850.
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Material(s): Paper
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
477 335 30 mm