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Pass (ticket)

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1851 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printer's ink, card, printed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Eric Hervey in 1969.

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.804-1969

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case U, shelf 8, box A

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

c.1851 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

printer's ink, card, printed

Marks and inscriptions

EXHIBITION ADMISSION CARD 1851
Embossed gilt lettering

Dimensions

Length: 9 cm, Width: 4.9 cm Closed

Object history note

From a group of Crystal Palace memorabilia which belonged to Gerald Smedley Hervey, MBE.

Descriptive line

Leather case for the season ticket to the Great Exhibition containing a season ticket and the visiting card of the owner, Mr James Redford Bulwer. Black leather case lined with red moire silk, the front with embossed gilt letters 'EXHIBITION ADMISSION CARD 1851'; English; 1851

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1969

Materials

Leather; Moire; Gilt

Techniques

Embossed

Categories

The Great Exhibition; Printed pages & sheets; Ephemera; Visiting and announcement cards; Great Exhibition; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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