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- Object: Vauxhall Tickets
Copy of eight designs on tickets for Vauxhall Gardens:
Female figures of Virtus and Voluptas, and below, on a scroll, FELICES UNA, with recto, after design formerly attributed to Hogarth.
Calliope sitting with flute and book in hands, with recto.
Three cupids on pedestal; tree and temple; ornamental border with loop, with recto.
Handel seated playing lyre; child angel; colonnade; ornamental border twined with laurel, after Roubiliac.
Euterpe sitting in profile to left, playing a clarion, with recto.
Erato sitting with lyre, looking up right, with Cupid below.
Thalia standing with a mask in hand, with recto.
Arion playing lyre, seated on dolphin; border of scrolls and leaves; scallop shell.
After badges of which designs attributed to or formerly attributed to Hogarth. 1825
Engraving and etching on chine-collé
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Height: 324 millimetres
Width: 254 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1913,0515.1 and MG.671-685 for the badges.
Sarah Wyatt (email Feb 2023): Associated with George Rogers Barrett who was the manager of Vauxhall (& therefore owned these tickets) -- see TICKETS OF VAUXHALL GARDENS, Warwick Wroth, The Numismatic Chronicle and Journal of the Numismatic Society, Third Series, Vol. 18 (1898), pp. 73-92
- Not on display
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