Copy of a benefit ticket whose design was formerly attributed to Hogarth: a stage scene with four performers in Congreve’s ‘The Old Bachelor’, showing the scene in Act III where Noll receives a kicking from Sharper; print after a forgery purporting to be a benefit ticket for Joe Miller for his performance as Sir Joseph Wittol.
- Title: For the benefit of Joe Miller [graphic] : Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. The old batchelor / W. Hogarth ft.
- Publication: [London?] : [publisher not identified], [early 19th century?]
Hogarth 800.00.00.02 Box 140
Acquired August 2020
An engraved ticket to a performance by Italian dancer, Signora Teresa Rossignoli of Parma. The Late Baroque border includes urns on pedestals, tree saplings and foliage.
- Title: Signora Rossignoli’s public [graphic] : no. [blank]. Price 3d.
- Published: [Dublin? : s.n., ca. 1783]
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File 66 783 S578
Acquired July 2013
First line of text: Sir, your company is desired to dine with the president, vice presidents & governors of the Lying in Charity for married women at their own habitations on Wednesday the 29th of April …
Dated upper right: “London 11th April 1778.”
- Author: Lying-In Hospital for Married Women (London, England)
- Title: [Invitation to a dinner with the officers of the Lying-In Charity]
- Published: [London : s.n., 1778]
File 66 778 L984
Acquired July 2012
An engraved ticket with the arms of the Order of the Garter.
- Author: Order of the Garter.
- Title: Ticket for the installation in the [blank] of St. George’s chapel, Windsor [blank] / Ottway sculp., 27 Barbican.
- Published: [London? : s.n., 1805?].
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Acquired July 2011, by the Lewis Walpole Library.
An engraved ticket for a program of four plays present in 1781 by Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, the wealthy fourth baronet devoted to private theatricals. This ticket, an oval design in a rectangular frame, is for the 1781 performance of Rule a wife and have a wife, Bon ton, Richard III, and Lyar.
- Title: Wynnstay Theatre.
- Published: [England : s.n., 1781].
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Acquired May, 2011 by the Lewis Walpole Library.