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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after unknown artist
Title:
Ticket for the Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Date:
Between 1775 and 1800
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches (13.3 x 16.5 cm), Plate: 4 7/8 x 6 1/4 inches (12.4 x 15.9 cm), and Image: 4 3/4 x 6 1/8 inches (12.1 x 15.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink lower center: "Friday | 25 March | Messiah"; in pen and brown ink lower left: "117"; inscribed on back in graphite upper left: "No 12"; in pen and brown ink lower right: "5"

Lettered lower center: "Theatre Royal | Hay Market | on | the of | will be performed | An Oratorio | Boxes 5s."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.747
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:52081
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