Mr. Edward Spencer. Born May 8th. 1799.Who accompanied Mr. Charles Green, in that fatal Parachute experiment of Mr. Robert Cocking's July 24th. 1837, from Vauxhall Gardens.__ And has made Twenty seven ascents with Mr. Green, up to this date, August 24th. 1839.
Published Aug 31st. 1839, by G.P. Harding, 69, Hercules Buildings, Lambeth.
Lithograph, printed area 180 x 115mm. White marks on Spencer's coat.
Robert Cocking, aged 61 at the time, was killed on July 24th 1837, although Spencer and Green survived.
for the ascent with Cocking see ref. 12657
[Ref: 8194] £160.00