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COVENT GARDEN THEATRICAL FUND
[Dinner ticket]
Covent Garden Theatrical Fund, Patron - The Kings Most Excellent Majesty. Twelfth public anniversary festival. His Royal Highness the Duke of Clarence, in the chair. Friday, March 14th. 1828. ...
[London]: [1828].
Engr. card ; 10.8 cm. x 15.0 cm.

Drop-head title. Printed on card. Engraved ticket 'No. 207' for the eleventh anniversary dinner, signed Danl Egerton, red wax seal. The vignette of 'Thalia & Melpomene presenting their decayed Votaries to the protection of Britannia' is engraved by Charles Corbould after [?] Corbould (obscured by seal). Soane did not attend the dinner.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on verso John Soane Esq. Accompanied by the printed announcement of the festival (q.v.), the draft of Soane's letter dated 14 March 1828 enclosing the donation of one hundred guineas in lieu of the legacy he had originally intended to include in his will, and the Fund's letter of thanks the same day for the Princely Bounty of One Hundred Guineas signed by Danl Egerton / Secretary. (Archives 7/F/28/3,4).

Reference Number 5811


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