oldbookillustrations:

We saw Mr. Poitevin hoist up in the air, successively, two or three horses, a carriage, a gondola filled with fifteen people, and I don’t know what else…
From Histoire des moyens de communication (History of the means of communication), by Edmond Audouit, Paris, 1851.
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oldbookillustrations:

We saw Mr. Poitevin hoist up in the air, successively, two or three horses, a carriage, a gondola filled with fifteen people, and I don’t know what else…

From Histoire des moyens de communication (History of the means of communication), by Edmond Audouit, Paris, 1851.

(Source: archive.org)