"‘A Balloon Prospect from above the Clouds’. Publish’d May 1st. 1786, by T. Baldwin"
P OTTO, A Nedeau-Owen
Romantic Circles: A refereed scholarly Website devoted to the study of Romantic-period literature and culture | University of Maryland | Published : 2013
Ballooning made possible new prospects from which to view scenes: new means of encountering the infinite from a finite perspective, and fresh ways of considering the relation of the real to the unreal or even surreal. Looking down upon the clouds gave one a heady sense of visual command.
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