Publish'd by T. Bonnor April the 1st 1784.
Scarce and unused subscription ticket for a series of lectures, etching with aquatint printed in red ink, on coarse wove paper. 125 x 80mm, 5 x 3¼". A fine impression with wide margins.
'Mr. Browne's Lectures' inscribed to the pediment of an initialled bust of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106BC - 43BC). Mr. Browne is unidentified; possibly he was a noted public speaker in Norwich, Norfolk. The bust of the Roman statesman Cicero is being decorated with garlands of flowers by three winged putti within the oval design. Possibly by engraver Thomas Bonner (c.1740 - c.1812).
[Ref: 18146] £220.00