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- Object: Three tickets of Admission to Sir W.W.Wynne's Theatre at Wynnstay
Three admission tickets; for full description see other impression (1875,0710.5347). 1786
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Height: 247 millimetres
Width: 133 millimetres
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- (Description and comment from M.Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', VI, 1938)
The theatre was built in 1782 by John Evans, Esq. 'European Magazine', xii. 363.
For Bunbury and Wynnstay theatricals see letter in Anderdon Bequest iii, No. 67 (Print Room), with another Wynnstay Theatre ticket engraved by Walker, after Bunbury, from the 'European Magazine', xii. 363 (Nov. 1787): 'Publish'd by J. Sewell, Cornhill 1786'. See also BMSat 7069. Wynnstay was the seat of Sir W. W. Wynn, the leading squire of N. Wales. For private theatricals cf. BMSat 7215.
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