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Photographs of 'Kings, Queens & Flying Machines'

Kings, Queens & Flying Machines

The first British Monarch interested in aviation was King George III. In September 1784 Vincenzo Lunardi wrote to the King giving details of his successful balloon flight (the first in Britain), the start of which was watched by the Prince of Wales.

Collection Ref: FA03531

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