Story: Aerial recreation

Preparing for take-off (2nd of 3)

Preparing for take-off

Fully inflated, the balloon, bearing its advertising slogan, stands ready for launch. The ropes at the front of the balloon keep it firmly moored to the ground.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Jeffares Collection
Reference: 1/2-077691; G

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Aerial recreation - Ballooning', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6086/preparing-for-take-off (accessed 17 June 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 12 Jun 2006