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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    C,2.370-379

  • Description

    Ten invitation cards, nine to a 'the Farmers Club' at 'Thatch'd House'; C,2.376 to the 'Glee Club' at 'Crown and Anchor, Strand'; Farmers Club card decorated with farming tools, including plough, scythe, and sheaf of wheat; Glee Club card decorated with a young woman reading to child, and satyr playing pipes, portative organ bottom right.
    Etching and engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1800-1812 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 78 millimetres
    • Width: 121 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered, with some parts inscribed: 'Thta'd House / The Honor of your Company / is desired to Dine with the Farmers / Club on Saturdays next the __ Inst / Dinner preicesly at 6 o'clock under the Forfeiture of One Guinea from the House'
        C,2.376: 'Glee Club / Crown and Anchor, Strand / Introduced by / Mirth admit me of thy crew'
  • Curator's comments

    Kept on separate sheet with C,2.350-397 within original folder marked ''Clubs &c'

  • Location

    Not on display (Banks Admission Tickets)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1818

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    C,2.370-379

Ten invitation cards, nine to a 'the Farmers Club' at 'Thatch'd House'; C,2.376 to the 'Glee Club' at 'Crown and Anchor, Strand'; Farmers Club card decorated with farming tools, including plough, scythe, and sheaf of wheat; Glee Club card decorated with a young woman reading to child, and satyr playing pipes, portative organ bottom right. Etching and engraving

Recto

Ten invitation cards, nine to a 'the Farmers Club' at 'Thatch'd House'; C,2.376 to the 'Glee Club' at 'Crown and Anchor, Strand'; Farmers Club card decorated with farming tools, including plough, scythe, and sheaf of wheat; Glee Club card decorated with a young woman reading to child, and satyr playing pipes, portative organ bottom right. Etching and engraving

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