[The Ball At The Mansion House. April XVII. MDCCLXXV The Right Hon.ble Iohn Wilkes, Lord Mayor.]
Engraving in red/brown ink. Plate 240 x 215mm. 9½ x 8½". Fine proof impression before all letters, with good margins all around.
Elaborate ticket for an April 17th 1775 ball at The Mansion House in the City of London. Three putti dance with a classical female figure, while two more fly overhead bringing vines, all in a frame of palm and oak leaves.
De Vesme: 1963; i/iv. See Ref: 14666 for later state in red/brown ink, and 20524 & 21223 for later states in black ink.
[Ref: 14667] £280.00