The 'Victoria', an early airship built by English aviator Thomas Monck Mason, 1843. American author Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) used Monck Mason and his airship as the basis for his famous 'Balloon Hoax' in which he wrote an article in the New York Sun , 13th April 1844, claiming Monck Mason had crossed the Atlantic in the Victoria in three days. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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January 21st, 2019
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