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[Collection of material relating to the Liverpool Excursion Club for Enabling the Working Classes to Visit London in 1851].

Physical Description:
9 pieces ; 8-33 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A T 8
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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The Liverpool Excursion Club was organized to collect weekly subscriptions for a low-cost excursion train to London to view the Great Exhibition of 1851.
Material in this collection was gathered by John R. Isaac, one of the auditors & a commissioner for Liverpool. It includes a broadside advertising the club, a bank deposit book, a book recording the payments of subscribers, subscription card of one Thomas Robinson, a lithographed form letter to newspaper publishers asking for promotional consideration, and the final notice to subscribers of scheduled departure of the train from Liverpool to London on 5 July, 1851.
Sparling, T. Great Exhibition, 171.
Subject Terms:
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Isaac, John Raphael -- Provenance.
Liverpool Excursion Club for Enabling the Working Classes to Visit London in 1851.
Pinkney, R. -- Printer.
Isaac, John Raphael.

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