Descent of the Great Balloon

1 portrait of John William Ponsonby, 4th Earl of Bessborough

Descent of the Great Balloon, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean, published 22 October 1836 - NPG D41387 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Descent of the Great Balloon

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 October 1836
16 3/4 in. x 11 3/8 in. (427 mm x 289 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1900
Reference Collection
NPG D41387


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  • John ('HB') Doyle (1797-1868), 'HB'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 700 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Alfred Ducôte (active 1830-1840), Lithographer and lithographic printer. Artist associated with 434 portraits.
  • Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 883 portraits.

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