- Museum number
Various tickets, some left blank, some with printed text in central space.
C,2.1792: Ticket, printed in centre of rectangular frame "For the Benefit of Madame Simonet / At the King's Theatre in the Hay Market, on Thursday, May 2 1782, will be performed a favorite Opera, with New Dances. Tickets Half a Guinea each". Stamped with seal, Numbered 93, and signed by Simonet.
C,2.1793: Ticket, printed on curtain held by two female figures, Fortuna blind folded and standing on wheel to the right, the other holding anchor standing on globe to the left, "For the Benefit of Mr Slingsby. At the King's Theatre, in the Hay Market, on Thursday th 10 of May, will be presented a favourite Opera, with New Dances. Pit, 102. 6d". The text in black, the engraved line in red and black. Dated by Banks 1782
C,2.1794: Ticket, printed in central space framed with palm leaves held by putti playing the violin and reading sheet music, "For the Benefit of Mr Moller, at the New Rooms, Tottenham Street. On Friday May 12th 1780, will be a grand Concert, of vocal and instrumental Music. Tickets 10s. 6d. each, Doors to be opened at seven, & begin at 8 o'Clock". The text in black, the engraved line in red. "Prossor Swallow St". Dated by Banks 1782
C,2.1795: Ticket, left blank; a cartouche surrounded by objects including tools, spoons, a vase, and scroll. 1764
C,2.1796: Ticket, printed in centre of landscape frame with palm trees, garlands, and a lake "Miss M. Searle's Night at the Academy for Dancing, Queen Street, Golden Square. Will be on Thursday 17th April 1788. With a Ball and Refreshments. To begin at Nine o'Clock". The text in black, the engraved line in green.
C,2.1797: Ticket, printed within beaded oval held by a woman with anchor and trumpeting angel, "For the Benefit of Madlle Denis will be a concert of vocal and instrumental Music, particulars will be given in due time in the newspapers. Tickets 10s 6d each to be had at Madlle Denis's house No.30 South Street Park Lane". Text in black, engraved line in red.
C,2.1798: Ticket, printed on plaque flanked by two female figures, Fortuna on the right blind folded and standing on wheel; to the left a woman with anchor standing on globe, "King's Theatre / For the Benefit of Mr Slingsby, being the last season of his appearing in public, on Thursday Feby 13 1783, will be presented an Opear, with Dances, tickets to be had of Mr Slingsby, at his house No.34, Upper SEymore Street, Portman Square. Pit, 10s.6d". "London Printed & Sold at Laidlers No.13 Princes Strt Leicester Fields".
C,2.1799: Ticket, left blank, at top Helios driving the chariot of the sun across clouds, and "Amieitia et Harmonia conjunctu".
C,2.1800: Ticket, left blank, with banner and garlands at top, decorated with musical instruments.
C,2.1801: Ticket left blank, with header "For the Benefit of", decorated with Apollo and his lyre, and a figure with open book and trumpet.
- Production date
- 1780s (c.)
Height: 101 millimetres
Height: 61 millimetres
Width: 158 millimetres (largest)
Width: 92 millimetres (smallest)
- Curator's comments
- On the original mount, labelled by Banks "Blanks".
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number