[Concert ticket. held at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster.]
Engraved ticket to a concert at St Margaret's Church, Westminster; proof before all letters, printed in red/brown ink. Plate 222 x 190mm, 8¾ x 7½". Laid to backing sheet, few repairs.
St. Cecilia seated playing the organ; on the left, two winged figures standing; in an oval. Below, a block of low-relief which depicts Charity and three children; a lion and a unicorn on either side. Saint Cecilia is the patron saint of musicians and of Church music. It is said that this came about because she sang to God as she was dying. After Robert Smirke (1752 - 1845) by Francesco Bartolozzi (1728 - 1815).
De Vesme: 1948; iii/v. See Ref 20503 for earlier state & 21215 for later state.
[Ref: 16047] £220.00