Person record: SAGE, Mrs Letitia  (fl.1780s)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameMrs Letitia Anne SAGE
Relevance of this personEnglish actress and subject of lantern slides 
Main period of activity1780s
NotesShe was the first Englishwoman to fly in a balloon, in June 1785. 
date unknownborn atunknown location
date unknowndied atunknown location
Slide images showing this person Lunardi and Mrs Sage -- slide 2 of <em>The conquest of the air: chapter I -- balloons</em> (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1910)
Lucerna ID no. 6004007Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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