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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Title:

Ticket to Westminster Abbey

Additional Title(s):

Westminster Abbey, Admittance Either of the Following Days: May the 23rd, 26th, 28th, or 1st of June, 1791

Date:
before 1791
Medium:
Engraving on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 8 3/4 x 5 11/16 inches (22.2 x 14.4 cm) and Image: 6 7/8 x 5 11/16 inches (17.5 x 14.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, upper right, partly cropped off sheet: "No. 189 | Ra Goh Mi [cropped] | Evgr. | Jubverit[?]"; in graphite, on back, lower left: "Smirk invt"; on back, lower right: "1934 | Bartolozzi sculp | (IR31/1948b) | JW (initials in monogram)"

Lettered in black ink, upper center, within separate platemark: "WESTMINSTER ABBEY, | Admittance either of the following Days | May, the 23rd. 26th. 28th. or 1st of June, 1791"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.750
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bench | children | Christianity | clouds | costume | embracing | lion | man | music | musician | organ (aerophone) | oval | portrait | spinet | wings | women
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom | Westminster Abbey
Associated People:
St. Cecilia as patroness of music
the virgin martyr Cecilia of Rome; possible attributes: falcon, musical instruments, organ, wreath of roses and lilies
St. Cecilia making music and/or singing
saint
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52090
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