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Invitation card

Invitation card

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    early 1871

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    gilded and printed card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. G. L. Newman

  • Museum number:

    E.668-1950

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 68, box BI

Physical description

Rectangular invitation card, cream, with red edge. The text of the invitation contained within a rectangular decorative gold frame combining roses, shamrocks and thistles, the text in red, blue and gold script

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

early 1871

Artist/maker

Thomas de la Rue & Co Ltd (printers)

Materials and Techniques

gilded and printed card

Marks and inscriptions

THE PRESIDENT TREASURER & GOVERNORS
OF
ST THOMAS'S HOSPITAL
REQUEST THE HONOUR OF THE PRESENCE OF

AT THE OPENING OF THE NEW HOSPITAL
BY
HER MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY THE QUEEN
ON WEDNESDAY 121ST JUNE AT TWELVE O'CLOCK.

Descriptive line

Invitation to the opening of St. Thomas Hospital, June 1871

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1950, London, 1962.

Materials

Card

Techniques

Gilding; Printing

Categories

Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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