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Jeanette Van Tassel : First to Conquer the Sky of Bengal

In the 1890s, the practice of sky-scraping gas balloons at the height of its popularity in Europe and America was largely unthinkable for the British-ruled Indian subcontinent. Until then, it has not been possible to come in contact with any technology that the public can see through television even if they do not have the opportunity to see with their own eyes. In March 1892, in the city of Dhaka, the capital of East Bengal, there was a rumor going […]

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