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Tickets, invitations and ballads, largely associated with the Gloucestershire Society. Text within  indicates hand-written notes:
C,2.595: Ticket printed as headpiece to ballad; Charity with three children in oval, one supporting the plaque "Gloucester-shire Society Instituted London MDCCLXX", dated 1779 with names of the stewards; at top of oval "DATE OBOLUM!", with production detail "Drawn and Engrav'd by TBonnor / Publish'd as the Act directs April 5th 1779", and dedication to the stewards from the engraver. The ballad printed with title "George Ridler's Oven", and nine verses.
C,2.596: Ticket to the Anniversary Feast of the Gloucestershire Society, at the Crown and Anchor on the Strand on the 6th May 1789; inscription on plaque topped with crown, arms and putti holding hanging garlands, an angel and young boy to the left, and in foreground a man with walking stick supporting plaque inscribed "CXI boys have been apprenticed by this society"; a church by river in background; in oval, below which "Des Dra & Engd by T Bonnor", and "Dinner precisely at four o'clock / George Cowles, Sec".
C,2.597: The same ticket as C,2.596, dated 1792, with the name of Charles Bonnor as treasurer.
C,2.598: The same as C,2.595, with the added text printed below title of ballad "A right famous old Glocestershire Ballad / Corrected according to the Fragments of a manuscript copy found in the speech house, in the Forest of Dean, several centuries ago, and now revived, to be sung at the Anniversary and Monthly Meetings of the Glocestershire Society (a Charitable Institution) held at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand, London".
C,2.599: Ticket, "Anniversary Feast of the Gloucestershire Society in London: Instituted in the year of our Lord MDCCLXX. Will be held on Monday the 26 of April 1779 at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand". With names of stewards and secretary. At top a vignette in oval of Charity with three children, seated under a tree, one of the boys holding shield that reflects the sun onto the figures. With production detail "T Bonnor inv del et sculp 1773 / Publish'd as the Act directs 24 March 1773". Printed in brown ink.
C,2.600: The same at C,2.599, dated Wednesday 7th May 1783.
C,2.601: Advertisement for Thomas Bonner's second number of his 'Perspective Itinerary or Pocket Port Folio", providing details of the publication. Dated April 27th 1799.
C,2.602: Ticket, Charity with three children in oval, one supporting the plaque "Gloucester-shire Society Instituted London MDCCLXX", dated 1779 with names of the stewards; at top of oval "DATE OBOLUM!", with production detail "Drawn and Engrav'd by TBonnor / Publish'd as the Act directs April 5th 1779".
C,2.603: Ticket, the same as C,2.596, dated 1801, and with 231 boys numbered.
C,2.604: Ticket, on oval plaque supported by two children with Charity holding baby seated to the left "Anniversary Dinner of the Gloucestershire Society in London, at the Crown & Anchor, Strand the 12th of May 1802." With names of Stewarsd, and "243 boys have been apprentice by this society". Below "Desnd & Engd by H. Mutlow, Russell Court / Dinner on Table at 5 o'clock precisely".
C,2.605: Ticket, "Medicla Society of London / This ticket admits the bearer to the Anniversary meeting, in Bolt Court on [Tuesday] the  day of March 18 at  oClock the Oration by [Mr Andree]"; at top a man seated with bow and arrow, over speared snake. "W Grainger inv. sc".
C,2.606: Invitation/ticket, "Sir, your company is desired to Dine with the President vice President Stewars & the rest of the Gentlemen of the Yorkshire Society on Thursday the 3d day of June 1756 at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand. Diner to be on Table at 3 o'Clock precisely". With names of stewards, and "Please to pay the bearer 5s", in rococo frame with arms at top and cornucopias at bottom.
C,2.607: The same as C,2.596, dated 1799, with 207 boys numbered.
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Height: 337 millimetres
Height: 80 millimetres
Width: 226 millimetres (largest)
Width: 122 millimetres (smallest)
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- On the original mount.
- Not on display
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