[Ball ticket, Buckingham House] Dedicated to Caroletta [Queen Charlotte].
Etched ticket/frontispiece, sheet 105 x 100mm. 4 x 4". Trimmed to plate.
Bust portrait of a Charlotte, Queen of George III (1744 - 1818) in an oval in clouds surrounded by Fame, Minerva and a cherub, with lettered banner above; vignette of Buckingham House (reconstructed as Buckingham Palace in the 1820s) below. Wreath and foliage half-border. 'See Page 388' upper right. After Joshua Kirby (1716 - 1774), drawing master to George III as Prince of Wales, friend of Hogarth and Gainsborough.
[Ref: 21148] £140.00