From the "Explanation of the Plate of the Balloon" (page 67):
1. Crown, to which the Rope was fastened
3. Ropes, forty-five in Number, a Rope every four Meshes
4 and 5. Nooses, through which the Atmospherical Air was conveyed into the Balloon, when exhibited at the Lyceum
6. Wheel, to which all the Ropes were fastened
7. Ropes, which fasten the Gallery to the Wheel
8 and 9. Oars, by means of which I could keep the Balloon at a certain Level, and descend without loosing Inflammable Air for that Purpose
11. Grapple, or Anchor, to secure it when it touched the ground
12. English Flag, which I threw down, to assure the incredulous, that there was an Individual in the Gallery
13. Cat, Dog, and a Pidgeon
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Lunardi, Vincent. “The English Balloon and Appendages in Which Mr. Lunardi Ascended into the Atmosphere from the Artillery Ground, September 15, 1784.” In An Account of the First Aërial Voyage in England. London, England: John Bell, 1784. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/vm40xs016.
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The English Balloon and Appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into the Atmosphere from the Artillery Ground, September 15, 1784
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