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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

Admission Ticket to the Ceremony of Laying a Memorial Stone in Battersea Bridge by H.R.H. Prince Albert

Former Title(s):

Premier Map of London and Suburbs: Admission Ticket to the Ceremony of Laying a Memorial Stone in Battersea Bridge by H.R.H. Prince Albert

Date:
1887
Medium:
Engraving on smooth, moderately thick, blue wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 6 3/8 × 8 13/16 inches (16.2 × 22.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, lower left: "17", "D'; lower right: "J Wakefield"

Lettered, center: "METROPOLITAN BOARD OF WORKS | ADMIT THE BEARER TO THE CEREMONY OF LAYING | A MERMORIAL STONE IN BATTERSEA BRIDGE | BY HIS | Royal Highness Prince Albert Victor of Wales | on Saturday the 18th of June 1887 at 3:30 P.M."; lower center: "This Ticket Admits at the Surrey side of the Bridge only"; lower left: "No", "Block"; lower right: "Clerk of the Board"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15272
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32156
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