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Israel in Egypt

  • Object:

    Admission Ticket

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1857 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wyatt, Matthew Digby, born 1820 - died 1877 (designer)
    Wyatt, Matthew Digby, born 1820 - died 1877 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography and letterpress

  • Museum number:

    21032:17

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

An unused one guinea, north stall, ticket for admission to Israel in Egypt at the Crystal Palace Grand Handel Festival, 17th June 1857. Text information presented within in a decorative general-purpose Passe-partout frames by Wyatt, printed in brown with gold and blue colouring, featuring; foliage, musical instruments, personifications of Harmony and Melody and a portrait of Handel. Further information is given on the verso of the ticket.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1857 (printed)

Artist/maker

Wyatt, Matthew Digby, born 1820 - died 1877 (designer)
Wyatt, Matthew Digby, born 1820 - died 1877 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography and letterpress

Dimensions

Height: 10.6 cm Average size of a group of similar objects, 21032.12 to 21032.17., Width: 17.9 cm Average size of a group of similar objects, 21032.12 to 21032.17.

Descriptive line

An unused one guinea, north stall, ticket for admission to Israel in Egypt at the Crystal Palace Grand Handel Festival, 19th June 1857. Colour lithography and letterpress. Designed and made by Matthew Digby Wyatt. England. 1857.

Techniques

Colour lithography; Letterpress

Subjects depicted

Handel, George Frideric; Crystal Palace; Music; Portrait; Composer; Ticket; Borders (ornament areas); Musical instruments

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Entertainment & Leisure; Ephemera

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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